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Research Associate Research Associate in High Pressure Studies of Correlated Electron Systems (Fixed Term)

The project will involve the study of correlated electron materials of interest including unconventional superconductors and Kondo insulators under high applied pressures, low temperature, and high magnetic fields. The project be based in the group of Dr. S. Sebastian in new laboratories at the Maxwell Centre, Cavendish Laboratory, and will involve travel to international high magnetic field laboratories.

The successful applicant will have a PhD in physics, and considerable experience performing transport measurements at low temperatures under applied pressures above 20 GPa using diamond anvil pressure cells.

The position is available from 1 October 2017 and is for 24 months.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Enquiries about the position should be sent to Dr. Sebastian (

Please quote reference KA13081 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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