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Postdoctoral Positions

Job Reference Number: UOS021812
Job Title: Post-doctoral Research Associate in Nanoscale Device Fabrication
Contract Type: Fixed term: 24 months
Working Pattern: Full-time
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Department: Department of Physics and Astronomy
Salary: Grade 7: £31,302 – £39,609 per annum
Closing Date: 17th April 2019

We are seeking to appoint a Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Nanoscale Device Fabrication. The post arises as part of a large EPSRC grant portfolio held by the semiconductor physics group at the University of Sheffield ( The focus of the post will be the fabrication of photonic nanostructures based on GaAs, GaN and 2D materials to enable novel nonlinear and quantum optics polariton research. The post will provide the appointee with the opportunity to participate in research projects at the cutting edge of fabrication, photonics and solid state physics, and will place the successful candidate in a favourable position for future careers in academia or industry. There will also be opportunities to participate in associated nonlinear and quantum optics experiments with the semiconductor photonic devices.

For informal enquiries about this job and the recruiting department, contact: Dr Dmitry Krizhanovskii or Prof M S Skolnick

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PhDs in Semiconductor Physics

We are seeking PhD students to work on a variety of topics and projects, including novel semiconductor lasers, quantum dots and photonic crystals. Please see our research pages for details of our current activities. Details of the PhD projects can be found here:

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