Free open Job in Wales Research Officer at Swansea University

Swansea University – College of Science, Department of Physics

To deliver its top 20 ambition Swansea University is seeking to appoint a Research officer with excellence in research in the Department of Physics within the College of Science.

Main Purpose of the Post

  • To undertake research at the Antiproton Decelerator (AD) facility at CERN with both the Swansea team and the ALPHA collaboration on preparing the next generation of antihydrogen experiments. This will involve work on laser systems and associated instrumentation as well as mechanical and electronic design of traps and related structures which are used to hold and manipulate the neutral and charged particles. 
  • To participate fully in the ALPHA experiment during antiproton beamtime at the AD and in particular to take responsibility for the characterisation of fluctuations in laser frequency and magnetic field during precision measurements.
  • To liaise effectively with all colleagues working in the Antihydrogen group, both at Swansea and CERN. 

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to Dr Stefan Eriksson ( or Prof Mike Charlton (

This post will close at midnight 28th Sept 2017.

Applicants will find full job details together with the online application link University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in all of its practices and activities. We aim to establish an inclusive environment and particularly welcome applications from diverse backgrounds. 

Swansea University is a registered charity. No. 1138342.

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