Research Associate (Gallium Nitride Epitaxy and Devices) Cardiff School of Engineering
Vacancy Number: 5712BR
The “Science for Wales” Initiative has created an exciting opportunity for a Research Associate within the College of Physical Sciences and Engineering at Cardiff University - based within Cardiff School of Engineering.
This post will support the Sêr Cymru Chair in Advanced Engineering and Materials which is a unique opportunity to build academic excellence around this burgeoning activity founded upon existing areas of strength within the College and leveraging existing partnerships with the compound semiconductor company IQE and small companies within Wales. The post holder will be conducting research in the area of of state-of-art gallium-nitride based semiconductor heterostructures and devices, with specialty in growth by molecular beam epitaxy.
This role is full-time (35 hour per week) and is available immediately and fixed term until 31 December 2020.
For any informal enquiries about the role and the School of Engineering, please contact Professor Diana Huffaker HuffakerDL@cardiff.ac.uk.
For further details, about the working in Cardiff University, please contact PSE Team via email (PSE-HRTeam@cardiff.ac.uk).
The School of Engineering holds an Athena SWAN Bronze Award that recognises good employment practice and a commitment to develop the careers of women working in science. Cardiff University is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. For this vacancy we actively encourage women. We will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share opportunities.
Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.
We are an ambitious and innovative university with a bold and strategic vision located in a beautiful and thriving capital city. Our world-leading research was ranked 5th amongst UK universities in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework for quality and 2nd for impact. We provide an educationally outstanding experience for our students.
Driven by creativity and curiosity, we strive to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligations to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.
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