Lecturer in Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics

Imperial College London - Department of Physics, Faculty of Natural Sciences

South Kensington Campus

Imperial College London is a world leading university whose reputation for excellence in research and teaching attracts students and staff of the highest international quality.  The three Faculties – Engineering, Natural Sciences and Medicine - together with the Business School explore the interface between science, medicine, engineering and management.

The Blackett Laboratory, Department of Physics, wishes to appoint four new academic staff, including a Lecturer in Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics. Applicants with a strong background in the area of condensed matter physics are invited to apply.

The appointee will be affiliated to the Condensed Matter Physics Sections of the Department and be part of the Condensed Matter Theory Group. The Condensed Matter Physics Section comprises 25 academic staff with expertise in the following areas: classical and quantum nanotechnology and nanophotonics; materials for energy applications, with particular strength in photovoltaics; plasmonics and metamaterials; the physics of organic and hybrid semiconductors and their applications; materials theory and simulation; superconductivity; complexity; magnetism; and strongly-correlated systems. The successful applicant will complement or enhance and expand the research interests of the sections.

Candidates will have a good undergraduate degree and a PhD (or equivalent) in and relevant subject and should provide evidence of a developing international standing in the research area relevant to the post. Candidates will have an excellent publication record, and have experience of teaching undergraduate students. Appointees will be able to attract and supervise high-quality PhD students, supervise postdoctoral research staff, publish papers in leading peer-reviewed journals, disseminate research findings at international conferences, obtain research funding, and contribute enthusiastically to the Department’s outstanding undergraduate and Master’s teaching programme. They will also be expected to interact with colleagues from other departments at Imperial, as well as develop collaborations nationally and internationally.

In line with the Department’s Athena SWAN programme, we particularly welcome female applicants.

Informal enquiries may be made to:

Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics post:

Professor Matthew Foulkes, Head of the Condensed Matter Theory Group, by phone (+44) 020 7594 7607 or by email to wmc.foulkes@imperial.ac.uk.

Applications should be made by submitting the completed Lecturer (Clinical and Non-Clinical) application and Recruitment monitoring form, along with your full CV, to be sent via email to Ms Angela Kehoe, Senior HR Manager, Telephone: 00 44 (0) 20 7594 5653, e-mail: a.kehoe@imperial.ac.uk, quoting reference number NS2016209KL

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Closing Date: 3 January 2017 (midnight GMT)

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