Senior Business Support Officer job at KINGS COLLEGE LONDON

King’s College London will host an exciting new international network between 2022 and 2025. Bringing together leaders in quantum technologies from around the world, the network will organize conferences, meetings and scientific missions, to share knowledge between them and with industry .

We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative Network Administrator to assist the Network President, Dr. James Millen, and his Management Committee in organizing events, managing communications and social media, and managing a budget. You have significant leeway to contribute to work practices and communication strategies.

The appointment will be managed from the Department of Physics, which belongs to the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering (NMES). NMES includes Chemistry, Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics with all departments highly rated in research activities and a wide range of teaching and research programs. Supporting our staff is important to us and we offer a range of benefits including flexible working, caring support, training and promotion opportunities.

The Levitating Nanophysics Group at King’s College London is delighted to announce an opportunity to join its diverse and growing team. Our group studies the interface between quantum physics and nanotechnology. We are looking for a creative postdoctoral candidate to work on a highly collaborative set of experiments, to help shape our vision for research, and to mentor doctoral and master’s students. You will have the opportunity to represent our research group at national and international events and learn a wide range of new skills.

You will lead, together with Group Leader Dr. James Millen, the activity in electromechanical in levitation, where charged microparticles are levitated and controlled by electric fields. Our goals are broad: generating new technologies in chip-based platforms, exploring non-equilibrium fundamental physics, and simulating biological processes. Our group is active in public engagement, and you will have the opportunity to formally supervise students in the project.

This role is suitable for candidates with a wide range of backgrounds, including (but not limited to) opt mechanics in levitation, optical trapping, ion trapping, electrical engineering, AMO physics and stochastic thermodynamics .

Within King’s, you will be part of the Physics Department, which is part of the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering (NMES). Supporting our staff is important to us and we offer a range of benefits including flexible working, caring support and training opportunities. The university is making significant investments in faculty, and the number of students and staff is growing. Our staff come from over 45 countries and around 56% of our students come from outside the UK.

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The study of physics at King’s dates back to the founding of the College in 1829. The department is currently experiencing significant growth with substantial investment in new appointments, research infrastructure and refurbishment of laboratory space. We offer a range of BSc (three years) and MSci (four years) undergraduate courses as well as MSc and PhD programmes.

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This is a part-time position – 60% full-time equivalent

This is a 3 year fixed term contract.