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Research Associate in III-V/Si Materials and Devices

An EU H2020 project working as part of the Photonics Group.

We wish to recruit a Research Associate as soon as possible to work on EU H2020 project: “High Performance and High Yield Heterogeneous III-V/Si Photonic Integrated Circuits using a Thin and Uniform Bonding Layer (PICTURE)”. The project is coordinated by III-V Lab, and includes University of Southampton, CEA, University College London, Imec, Tyndall, Argotech and Nokia Bell Labs. The appointment will be for 18 months in the first instance, further funding to support the post may be available.

The project is at the cutting edge of III-V/Si materials and devices. We aim to develop silicon-based III-V quantum-dot lasers and distributed feedback lasers on it. This Research Associate will be part of Photonics Group, and work with Professor Huiyun Liu and Dr Siming Chen with state-of–the-art group IV and III-V Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) facilities at the department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, and advanced device-processing facilities in London Centre for Nanotechnology.

A first degree in engineering or physical sciences subject and significant research experience in the area of MBE growth and/or device fabrication is required for this post. Candidates should hold, or be about to obtain, a PhD in semiconductor devices and quantum physics or a related area.

The post is Grade 7 for a Research Associate, £34,635 to £39,644 per annum inclusive of London Allowance of £3031 per annum.

If the successful candidate has not yet been awarded their PhD, appointment will be made as a Research Assistant (Grade 6). Payment at Grade 7 will be backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis including corrections, once the PhD has been awarded.

Research Assistant: Grade 6, point 24-26. Salary range £30,316 to £31,967 (inc. London Allowance of £3,031 pa).

Interested applicants are encouraged to make informal enquiries to Professor Huiyun Liu,, 020 7679 3983, or Dr Siming Chen,

All applications should be submitted via UCL online recruitment system

Job reference 1720905

You will need to upload your CV and an up to date list of publications with your application.

You can also download a copy of the advert and job description.

If you experience any problem please contact Vicky Coombes at quoting reference 1720905

The closing date for applications: 13th May 2018

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