Position Available – Research Associate ‘High Performance Clock Facility’

Job Reference Number: 18207

The Precision Measurement group at IPAS, through the School of Chemistry & Physics, has recently secured funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC) for the development of a high performance clock facility to disseminate a precise timing reference to all labs both to provide an ultra-stable reference time scale to all measurements as well as develop applications in low noise radar and VLBI radio-astronomy. We are seeking a postdoctoral researcher with a background in physics or engineering to assist in the development of the facility and the dissemination and synchronization of the signals generated.

Position Requirements

You should have:

  • A PhD or equivalent degree in the relevant area of expertise, e.g. physics, electrical engineering, or engineering related to time standards (or thesis submitted for same)
  • A demonstrated publication track record in leading scientific journals and conferences
  • The ability to conduct independent research and to work effectively as a member of a research team. Good verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Research experience in one or more of the following: experimental physics or engineering discipline, resonators, oscillators, cryogenics, COMSOL, low phase noise frequency synthesis is desirable.

Further information and application


Posted on October 3, 2013, in ipas, jobs. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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