Research Fellow job in Eastleigh at University Of Southampton

Research Fellow

Company: University of Southampton

Location: Southampton UK

Date Posted:May 15, 2018

Engineering Mats & Surface Engineering GpLocation:  Highfield CampusSalary:   £29,799 to £32,548 per annumFull Time Fixed Term for 36 monthsClosing Date:   Friday 15 June 2018Interview Date:   To be confirmed Reference:  1011118BXThe Research Fellow will undertake research as part of an exciting research project funded by EPSRC. This project aims to develop a new generation of hybrid Micro/Nano-electromechanical systems (MEMS/NEMS) incorporating functional materials, such as liquid crystals, to enable programmable functions. The candidate will collaborate with an interdisciplinary team of experts from Physics & Astronomy and Southampton’s Optoelectronics Research Centre, one of the world’s leading photonics institutes. He/she will also have the opportunity to work in the University of Southampton’s £120M state-of-the-art cleanroom complex, one of Europe’s most advanced micro- and nanofabrication facilities, which provides a wide range of tools for micro- and nanofabrication, characterization and metrology of microsystems.You will have or shortly obtain, a PhD in a MEMS/NEMS, metamaterials or liquid crystals and have strong hands-on experience in cleanroom micro/Nano fabrication processes, especially those related to MEMS/NEMS. In additional you will have experience in multi-physics modelling, design, and fabrication and testing of MEMS/NEMS. Interdisciplinary research experience covering any, or combinations of MEMS/NEMS, photonic materials and metamaterials, soft-matter and liquid crystals, optical devices, functional materials, as well as their characterisation is desirable. A track record in publishing peer-reviewed international journal papers is also desirable.  It is essential you have good communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team. This is a full time fixed term appointment for 3 years. Applications will be considered from candidates who are working towards or nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification. The title of Research Fellow will be applied upon completion of PhD. Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given.Application procedure:The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Matt Saxby (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 3462. Please quote reference 1011118BX on all correspondence. View full job description
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