If you are interested in any of the positions below, have related questions, or would simply like to learn more about our research, please contact Dr. Yeshpal Singh via email: Y.Singh.1@bham.ac.uk

Our current vacancies 

Last updated: 02 February 2021

In several of our projects, we offer Postdoc positions in which experienced scientists can join our research activities. You are welcome to get in touch with Dr. Yeshpal Singh or to consider any of the positions listed below.

No open positions at this time. 

If you are preparing an application for the Newton Fellowship, Marie Curie Skłodowska Fellowship, or any other programme and would like to conduct your research at Birmingham, please feel free to get in touch. 

Ph.D. Students

Last updated: 2 July 2021

The Cold Atom Group of the University of Birmingham offers an outstanding science education with training in state-of-the-art experimental techniques and application engineering. Within the Strontium Team, we offer Ph.D. works in the field of cold atom physics, spanning from fundamental cold atom research over application design and its experimental implementation to simulations. Usually, open positions evolve from our daily research activities and are filled on the short term. We, therefore, invite applicants at any time to submit their CV and a description of their research interests to Dr. Yeshpal Singh.

PhD EPSRC iCASE Studentship - Quantum Oscillators for Radio Frequency (RF) Sensing

The UK Quantum Technology Hub Sensors and Timing, led by the University of Birmingham, is offering a PhD studentship with BAE Systems as part of their recently awarded Industrial Cooperative Award in Science & Technology (iCASE).


The Strontium Team offers a welcoming atmosphere to undergraduate students who wish to get an insight on our daily research activity in a hands-on project. Funding may be available with funding partners.

S2I Internship II

This internship is open for undergraduate students who start their fourth year in 2021/22.


Job description:


- improve the fibre induced phase noise cancellation setup

- develop the voltage controlled DDS system

- characterise ultra-stable lasers for quantum clocks


The working hours for this role will be 37.5 hours per week out of term time and 15 hours per week during term time. 

The internship starts as soon as possible and ends on 29th September 2021. 



To apply, please send your CV and a statement outlining why you are suitable for this role to Dr Yeshpal Singh (y.singh.1@bham.ac.uk). 


The deadline is 7th August 2021.