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Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Quantum, Light and Matter

Quantum, Light & Matter Group

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £38,460 to £48,677
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Friday 26 July 2019
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1154919WF

Lecturer/Assistant Professor*

The Quantum, Light and Matter Research Group is part of the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Southampton, which is currently ranked as a top-10 UK Physics department by the Guardian University Guide. We provide a truly supportive environment that enables you to be successful in developing your research activities by collaborating with groups from areas such as optoelectronics, computer science, nanotechnology and nanofabrication, life sciences, chemistry and mathematics. In addition, we are fortunate to have a mechanical workshop that you will have regular assess to.  The Quantum, Light and Matter Research Group has 16 permanent academic staff, 20 research staff and approximately 35 PhD students. Further details of our research activities can be found at: https://www.qlm.soton.ac.uk/research.

We also committed to providing an excellent student experience and you will support us in this by delivering innovative teaching, supporting students throughout the duration of their degree along with contributing to outreach activities.

We welcome applications from those with both theoretical and experimental physics area, and from diverse research fields including the core topics of quantum science and technology (quantum communication, quantum simulators, quantum metrology), material science and nanotechnology (2D materials and/or perovskites, nanoelectronics, magnetism), and applied physics (soft robotics, biomechanics, AI, physics for space, physics for life sciences).

The successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent professional qualifications and experience in Science or Engineering.

We are strongly committed to diversity in both the academic and student population as evidenced by our Athena Swan Silver and Project Juno Champion status, and you will be supported in developing your career while maintaining a good work-life balance through our inclusive family-friendly policies.

When applying please upload the following documents:-

- CV and publication list

- Document evidencing your research interests and vision

- A statement regarding your vision for teaching

We welcome informal enquiries and or visits before or during the application stage by contacting Professor Hendrik Ulbricht via email on  (h.ulbricht@soton.ac.uk).

* Please note: Upon appointment your job title will be Lecturer

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at www.jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Charlene Tyson (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 6803. Please quote reference 1154919WF on all correspondence.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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