Postdoctoral Fellowships: Quantum Engineering and Ultracold Atoms - University College Cork, Ireland

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Applications are invited for two postdoctoral position within the Ultracold Quantum Gases group of Dr. Thomas Busch in the Physics Department at University College Cork. Our theoretical group is working on testing and developing ideas in quantum engineering using systems using cold atoms. The two fellowships are in the areas of

* atom ion hybrid systems
* sub-wavelength addressing in optical lattices

The successful candidates will possess research experience in the area of ultracold physics and/or quantum information and the potential and enthusiasm to contribute to all aspects of the work of the group.

This is a full-time research position for 12 months in the first instance. Salary is starting from Point 1 on the Science Foundation Ireland Research Fellow scale (€ 37,750) with annual increments. Appointments can start at the beginning of July 2011.

To apply for this post, please submit a detailed CV, including a list of publications and a brief summary of recent projects, as well as the names and addresses of two referees, to

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