BC-56 Research scientist - Photonics
Contract: Full Time/Fixed Term – Until December 2019 with possibility of extension.
Tyndall National Institute at University College, Cork invites applications for the position of postdoctoral researcher in photonic devices. The successful candidate will join the Photonics Centre at Tyndall to work within the Irish Photonic Integration Centre under the direction of Brian Corbett on the development of Laser Power converters (LPC) with applications in the medical device industry. This device is based on the monochromatic illumination of photovoltaic cells based on GaAs III-V materials. Tyndall National Institute at University College Cork, has over the last decade, been a recognized world leader in the area of integrated photonics and III-V Materials and Devices. The technology has formed the basis of multiple successful commercialisation outputs and the team has an extensive track record of both academic and industrial success.
The postdoctoral researcher will be involved in the design, fabrication, characterization and integration of the devices with majority of the technical and fabrication work being undertaken in clean room environment The project benefits from a successful collaboration with an innovative industrial partner in the medical device industry with whom the successful candidate will collaborate closely with to develop an innovative. Furthermore the successful candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with other researchers/engineers from across Tyndall including the epitaxy and photonics packaging groups.
Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to brian.corbett @tyndall.ie
Appointment may be made on the IUA Researcher €37,221 - €44,266. In all instances the successful appointment will be at the first point of the scale.
Step 1 - please click here to download the Application form
Step 2 - return the completed application form, together with your cv, motivation letter and references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Handwritten forms will not be accepted.
Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.
The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.
At this time, Tyndall National Institute does not require the assistance of recruitment agencies.
Tyndall National Institute at University College, Cork is an Equal Opportunities Employer.