Post Doctoral Positions in Quantum optics and precision sensing at The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

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Deadline:  2020-01-05

Location:  Canberra, Australia

Classification: Academic Level A /B
Salary package: $80,439 – $113,165 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full time, Fixed term (2 years) with a possibility of extension
– Flexible and family friendly role
– On campus childcare facilities
– Support network and mentoring program for early career academics

The ANU Node of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational-wave Discovery (OzGrav) conducts research on high precision laser interferometry for gravitational wave detection and other applications. The ARC Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems (EQUS) aims to build sophisticated quantum machines to harness the quantum world for practical applications. OzGrav -ANU and EQUS-ANU reside within the Department of Quantum Science at the Research School of Physics, a dynamic group researching applications of quantum and optical technologies in a range of different areas. It co-hosts three ARC Centres of Excellence, an innovations hub that supports start-up companies, and several other major projects.

The Position:
We are seeking to appoint multiple experimental physicists to work on optical instrumentation.
The successful candidates should have a PhD or equivalent in physics or a related discipline and a background in optical physics, electro-optics, quantum optics, control systems and low noise electronics.
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If you wish to discuss the position after obtaining the selection documentation, please contact: Professor David McClelland, phone (02) 6125 9888, e-mail david.mcclelland[AT]