Postdoctoral Fellow (Physics)
University of Otago
Postdoctoral Fellow (Physics)-2202270
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS DODD-WALLS CENTRE
About us/Mō mātou
The University of Otago is New Zealand’s oldest university, with its Physics Department a founding element of the University. The Dodd-Walls Centre is a national Centre of Research Excellence, providing opportunities for collaboration across world class experimental and theoretical quantum physics groups.
The role/Te mahi
As a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Theoretical Quantum Physics, you will work within the Dodd-Walls Centre in the Department of Physics. The position is in the group of the Centre’s Director, Professor David Hutchinson, and will support the research programme of the group.
The main research aims of the group involve the theoretical studies of ultracold atomic gases and, in particular, the effects of disorder upon properties of cold gases.
A strong theoretical background in ultracold gases or condensed matter physics is strongly desirable, although candidates with backgrounds that complement Professor Hutchinson’s other research interests will be considered.
Your skills and experience/Kā pūkeka me kā wheako
Successful applicants will: • Have a doctorate in theoretical quantum physics. • Have demonstrated strength in the areas of ultracold atomic physics, or another area that complements Professor Hutchinson’s research interests. • Be highly motivated and have excellent interpersonal communication skills. • Have experience in research in the appropriate area and be keen to develop their own research themes in conjunction with Professor Hutchinson and the wider group plus Dodd-Walls community.
This position is fixed term (2 years), full-time (1FTE/37.5 hours week), based in Dunedin.
The salary level for this role is $78,960.
Specific enquiries may be directed to Professor Hutchinson via the contact details below.
To submit your application (Including CV and cover letter) please click the apply button. Applications quoting reference number 2202270 will close on Tuesday, 27 December 2022. #LI-DNI
Contact: Professor David Hutchinson
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Location: About Dunedin
Salary Level and Range
Postdoctoral Fellow ($82,460)