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Research Assistant/Associate (Fixed Term)

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 December 2020 in the first instance.

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant/Associate in device fabrication to work as part of an EPSRC Programme Grant on Superconducting Spin Electronics for groups led by Mark Blamire and Jason Robinson at Cambridge in partnership with other UK Universities. This position is available from June 2018 and will involve work on a number of research projects within the programme.

The project is focused on nanofabrication of metallic superconductor - ferromagnet heterodevices and low temperature measurements to investigate spin transport in the superconducting state. We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic candidate with a strong track record in electron beam lithography and planar device fabrication, and preference will be given to candidates who have experience in magnetism or superconductivity. The appointed Research Assistant/Associate will be part of a dynamic team and will be expected to actively interact with the different groups involved in the programme and to actively support activities such as outreach events and small focused workshops. This position is based in the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge

Candidates for any of these positions should have (or expect shortly to be awarded) a PhD in a relevant subject.

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.

Applications should include list of publications. Applications by email will not be accepted.

Informal enquiries about this vacancy should be sent to Dr Jason Robinson,

Please quote reference LJ15101 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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