Post-Doctoral Reserach Assistant in Superconducting Parametric Amplifiers

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2019
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Oxford
Department Name: 
Physics (Astrophysics)
Street Line 1: 
Denys Wilkinson Building
Street Line 2: 
Keble Road
City: 
Oxford
State/Province: 
Oxfordshire
Zip/Postal: 
OX1 3RH
Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Superconducting Parametric Amplifiers. The post is available initially for a fixed-term duration of 2 years, with the possibility of extension.

This project will focus on developing superconducting parametric amplifiers for astronomies and quantum computers. The successful candidate will lead the project, design the amplifier chips, setup the experiment using a test cryostat system, conduct experiments to test and analysis the performance of the SPAs, including guide and assist post-graduate research students, writing progress reports, attending conferences and publish scientific papers. The postholder will have the opportunity to teach.

Applicants should possess, or be close to completion of a PhD/DPhil in physics or a related field and ideally a strong background in superconducting quantum devices. Previous experience in the field of superconducting quantum detectors such as Kinetic Inductance Detectors (KIDs) or SPA will be an advantage. Candidates are expected to demonstrate good background knowledge, good communication skills and ability to work independently on research projects, work well in collaboration with researchers and technicians in the group and write scientific papers.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$32236.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$39609.00 (USD)
Application Deadline: 
Monday, January 7, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, February 4, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
HR Team
Institution/Company: 
University of Oxford
Department Name: 
Physics
Street Line 1: 
Clarendon Laboratory
Street Line 2: 
Parks Road
City: 
Oxford
State/Province: 
Oxfordshire
Zip/Postal Code: 
OX1 3RH
Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Email: 
personnel@phsyics.ox.ac.uk
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
137809
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Boon Kok Tan
Subject: 
PDRA in Superconducting
Email: 
boonkok.tan@physics.ox.ac.uk