Reader/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Physics (Photonics) T&R

University of Dundee - Physics

Summary of Job Purpose and Principal Duties
We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual of the highest calibre with an excellent publication record in the area of photonics to a permanent position as a Reader, Senior Lecturer or Lecturer, in Physics to be held in the School of Science and Engineering at the University of Dundee. The level of appointment will be based on experience.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Physics, or a related discipline, and will contribute to the teaching of physics and maintain, or develop, a vigorous independent, experimental research programme. Current strengths within the School include biophysics, especially biophotonics, soft matter physics and computational biophysics; laser-matter interactions; nano and functional materials including energy; electronic, optical materials and devices; photonics, including complex photonics and laser development; space technologies; solar physics and astrophysics. We are particularly looking for a candidate working within the broad area of photonics, for example complex photonics, biophotonics, soft-matter photonics, nanophotonics, or laser development. Candidates with industrial research links are of particular interest. We encourage applications from holders of personal fellowships.

We deliver single and joint honours MSc and BSc courses in Physics and the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to teaching on these programmes.

Interviews will be held on 26th September 2017.

Full details of the required criteria for the position can be found in the job pack. Please submit with your completed application form your full CV, a five year research plan, and a statement on your approach to teaching. More information about the post may be obtained by contacting Dr David Keeble (

Any Additional Information
The University of Dundee is a diverse community and is committed to equality of opportunity for all by providing a supportive, flexible and inclusive working environment. We have family friendly policies (including flexible working and childcare vouchers), staff groups for LGBT and BME; and prayer room facilities.

The University of Dundee has received the Athena SWAN Bronze Award (Athena Swan) which recognises the promotion of gender equality and has made further commitment to advancing inclusive culture which supports and encourages all under-represented groups.

The University of Dundee is a Scottish Registered Charity, No. SC015096.

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