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Research Fellow/Senior Research Assistant

ORC - Research

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £28,695 to £35,256
Full Time Fixed Term
Closing Date:  Friday 31 October 2014
Interview Date:   Friday 21 November 2014
Reference:  465714EH

We are seeking an experienced post-doctoral researcher in the field of silicon photonics to take up a varied role within the EPSRC funded project Silicon Photonics for Future Systems ( under the supervision of the award holder, Professor Graham Reed and co-investigators.  You will join a team of approximately 20 researchers focussing on the field of Silicon Photonics, based at the Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, UK.

You must have a strong mathematical background with experience in photonic design and modelling suites such as Matlab, Photon design, Lumerical and Rsoft. You must also have a background in fabrication and laboratory experimentation with critical evaluation and interpretation of data. It is expected that you will hold a PhD or equivalent qualification related to silicon photonics. Experience in integration of lasers and Silicon Photonics would also be an advantage.

Salary will be up to £35,256.00 and the post will be for up to 2.5 years in duration.

To informally discuss the position, please contact Professor Graham Reed. Email: Phone: +44 (0)23 8059 5494 or Dr Goran Mashanovich. Email: Phone:  +44 (0)23 8059 2060

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at If you need any assistance, please call Donna-Marie Stansbridge on +44 (0) 23 8059 4048. Please quote reference 465714EH on all correspondence.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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