The Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, seeks to appoint a Research Associate to work on Quantum Communications as part of the Quantum Communications Hub, until 30 November 2022, extendable for another 2 years.
The post holder will be located in the Electrical Engineering Building on the West Cambridge Site, Cambridge, UK.
The key responsibilities and duties are to maintain the network and introduce new systems for trial. This will involve design, construction and assessment of sub-systems. Examples of tests are the hybrid Continuous Variable (CV) QKD system, the new Quantum Alarm, and options for carrying out signal processing using CV techniques. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated quantum or photonic communications experimental aptitude in relevant areas of research and an ability to work within a team. Experience of DSP/FPGA programming would be an advantage.
The qualifications required to perform the role are to have obtained a PhD in Electronic Engineering, Physics, Applied Maths, Computer Science, or a related discipline. A good publication record would be an advantage.
Salary Ranges: Research Associate: £32,816 – £40,322
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 30 November 2022 in the first instance.
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