Research Associate (Direct laser writing with 100nm isotropic resolution)

Cardiff University
October 06 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Within an Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) funded project, the School of Physics and Astronomy at Cardiff University is seeking to appoint a research associate in the area of non-linear optical imaging and direct laser writing. The research scientist will develop and apply within this project a direct laser writing tool with 100nm isotropic resolution. The research will be carried out in the groups of Dr. Sam Ladak, Prof. Wolfgang Langbein, and Prof. Paola Borri, as part of a team encompassing two research associates and two PhD students, embedded in a group with about 20 members, and in the environment of the condensed matter and photonics group encompassing 20 academics. You will also collaborate with the schools of Biosciences and Medicine for some of the applications of the technology.

You will be a researcher with a track record of achievement in the field of optical imaging, optical design, nonlinear optics, optical instrument development, and/or optical lithography, demonstrated by publications in academic journals, international conference presentations, and/or industrial collaborations.

Please submit with your completed application form your full CV and a statement of research interests and career goals (2 pages max) addressing the criteria in the person specifications.

More information about the post may be obtained by contacting Professor Wolfgang Langbein (

For further details about working in Cardiff University please contact: Miss Glesni Lloyd (

This role is full-time (35 hour per week) for 3 years.

Salary: £32,548 - £38,833 per annum (Grade 6)

Date advert posted: Wednesday, 4 October 2017

Closing date: Saturday, 4 November 2017

Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity. Our inclusive environment welcomes applications from talented females and people from diverse backgrounds. We strongly welcome applicants any ethnic minority group, as they are under-represented in our School. The University is committed to ensuring that we sustain a positive working environment for all staff to flourish and achieve. As part of this commitment, the University has developed a flexible and responsive framework of procedures to support staff in managing their work and personal commitments wherever possible.

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