UK:PostDoc Research Associate in Condensed Matter Physics at University of Cambridge

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Salary: £27,854-£36,298

Reference: KA01773

Closing date: 01 December 2013

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

Description:Applications are invited for an EPSRC funded post doctoral research position in condensed matter theory, starting no later than October 2014. This post is to work with Dr Claudio Castelnovo (http://www.tcm.phy.cam.ac.uk/~cc726/) on “Emergence and out-of-equilibrium phenomena in frustrated magnets”.  Possible research topics include out of equilibrium properties of spin ice materials and other pyrochlore oxides; quantum spin ice and quantum spin liquids; interplay of itinerant electrons and localised magnetic moments (e.g., iridate-inspired).

Eligbility: The candidate must have completed or be close to completing a doctoral training in physics. Desirable attributes include evidence of knowledge and proficiency in analytical and / or numerical techniques used in condensed matter physics; good IT, problem solving and communication skills; the ability to work within a team and to ability to manage own workload; previous research experience in the area of magnetic and / or strongly correlated systems.

The Theory of Condensed Matter group provides an environment to pursue collaborative and/or independent research. Further information on the research activities of the group are available fromhttp://www.tcm.phy.cam.ac.uk.

To Apply: Applications together with a curriculum vitae, list of publications, at least two letters of recommendation, a brief summary of research interests (optional), and parts I and III of the CHRIS/6 cover sheet should be sent to Mr Alan Clarke, Theory of Condensed Matter Group, The Cavendish Laboratory, J J Thomson Avenue, Cambridge CB3 0HE, or by email: ac771@cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference KA01773 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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