Research Fellow - Numerical Modelling of HCF's

United Kingdom
Jul 09, 2018
Aug 07, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
The successful candidate will work at the University of Southampton, a research-led institution in the top one percent of world Universities, within the renowned Optoelectronics Research Centre, where most of the specialty optical fibre technology in existence today was invented.

Applicants must have obtained a PhD* or equivalent professional qualifications and experience in Physics, Engineering, Maths, Material Science or equivalent and have a strong background in physical and numerical modelling. Relevant experience at post-graduate/post-doctoral level in visco-elasticity related problems and in waveguide theory is also desirable. A strong mathematical background and excellent programming skills are necessary. The applicants are expected to work as part of a cohesive, world-leading team, to interact with experimentalists and fibre fabricators and to contribute to the dissemination of high quality research results. 

This is a fixed term post until 31/08/2020. The successful candidate will be appointed at Level 4 of the University’s Education, Research and Enterprise scale, with current salaries in the range £29,799 to £32,548 pa, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

*Applications for Research Fellow positions 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 successful completion of the PhD. Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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