Classification: Academic Level A
Salary package: $68,307 - $86,646 plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Continuing (Contingent Funded) for 24 months; however the employment may be extended subject to the availability of further external funding.
This position is located within the ANU College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences. The College covers all areas of scientific endeavour, from astrophysics to climate change, epidemiology to theoretical chemistry, scientists at ANU use their skills to contribute to advancing science for the future of the world, integrating high level research and educational excellence.
The Postdoctoral Fellow will work in the Laboratory of A/Prof. Sellars in the Laser Physics Centre, Research School of Physics and Engineering. The Postdoctoral Fellow will be responsible for undertaking projects as defined by funded grants awarded to the laboratory. They will be self-motivated and work with a high level of initiative to balance their workload between experimental work, reading of the literature, preparing their results for publication and presentation and supervising students. The experimental work will include implementing optical quantum information protocols based on rare-earth doped crystals and studying the spin dynamics of rare-earth optical centres.
The Centre is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow with research background in a field of quantum optics and coherent spectroscopy of rare-earth doped crystals or a research relevant to the use of rare-earth doped crystals for quantum information applications, and with laboratory experience including the operation of frequency stabilised laser systems, liquid helium cryostats, data acquisition systems.
For more information about this position, please contact Associate Professor Matthew Sellars, E:Matthew.Sellars@anu.edu.au or T: +61 2 6125 4571
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In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:
A statement addressing the selection criteria.
A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
Other documents, if required.
All application documentation must be lodged through ANU online recruitment system.
Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.