Postdoctoral Research Associate or Fellow

University of Exeter
December 11, 2023
Offerd Salary:£32,982
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
Working type:N/A
Ref info:N/A
Job details

Job reference


Date posted


Application closing date





The starting salary for Associate will be £32,982 on Grade E. For Fellow this will be from £41,732 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience.


Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).

Contractual hours




Job category/type



JD PDRA T87702.pdf JD PDRF T87702.pdf
Postdoctoral Research Associate or Fellow

Job description

Faculty of Environment, Science and Economy

This full time, UKRI funded post is available immediately, for up to two years to participate in Horizon Europe project “Magnonic Artificial Neural Networks and Gate Arrays” (MANNGA).

Summary of the role

Recruiting either a Postdoctoral Research Associate or Fellow. You will be responsible for conducting experimental investigations, ranging from microwave spectroscopy and time-resolved microscopy to design, experimental implementation, and testing of magnonic logic gates, reservoir computers and artificial neural networks. This post will also include preparation of reports to the funder; liaising with the other partners of the MANNGA collaboration; presenting results in scientific publications, and at scientific meetings and conferences; working within a larger team of PhD students and postdoctoral workers.

About you

The successful applicant will:

  • possess a relevant PhD (or be nearing completion for Associate) or equivalent qualification/experience in a related field of study
  • will be a nationally recognised authority in magnonics and microwave spectroscopy and possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to develop research programmes and methodologies
  • be able to work collaboratively, supervise the work of others and act as a team leader when required
  • be able to conduct experimental investigations in magnonics, in collaboration with other researchers both in Exeter and within the wider MANNGA project
  • will be able to develop research objectives, projects and proposals
  • identify sources of research funding and contribute to the process of securing funds and make presentations at conferences and other events
  • Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

    The University of Exeter

    We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023 and the 2022 Academic Ranking of World Universities released by Shanghai Rankings).

    Our research income in recent years means we're the fastest growing UK Research University with some of the world's most influential scientists, and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99% of our research is of international quality and our world- leading research impact is growing faster than any other Russell Group university (2021 Research Excellence Framework). We are using the power of our education and research to create a sustainable, healthy and socially just future. Our shared purpose and vision continually moves us forward to make a difference to our people, our communities, our partners and the world around us. Read about our world leading research on Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO City of Literature

    Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

    Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

    With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.


    We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 41 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus' and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England
  • Further information

    For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Professor Volodymyr Kruglyak, [email protected] or (01392) 726243.

    From this employer

    Recent blogs

    Recent news