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Professor/Reader in Quantum Technology

University of Strathclyde - Department of Physics

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £60,905 to £64,605
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 20th January 2021
Closes: 28th February 2021
Job Ref: 342194
 

FACULTY – SCIENCE

Strathclyde Global Talent Programme

Job Title: Professor/Reader in Quantum Technology (342194) 

Location: Glasgow, UK

Salary: £60,905+

Hours: Full-time (flexible working considered)

Contract type: Open ended

Placed on: Wednesday 20 January 2021

Closes: Sunday 28 February 2021

Salary Range: Reader: £60,905 - £64,605         Professor: Competitive Professorial package commensurate with profile and experience.

Who we are

Be innovative and collaborative. Be a ‘Strathclyder’.

We are the University of Strathclyde. Our vision is innovative and ground breaking, placing us amongst the world’s leading international technological universities. We are vibrant, dynamic and passionate about solving the challenges facing society and industry through our cutting-edge, multi-disciplinary research, education and knowledge-exchange with global partners.

We are seeking to appoint extraordinary Professors/Readers who complement our strategic themes. 

For more information visit the Strathclyde Global Talent Programme Website: www.strath.ac.uk/workwithus/strathclydeglobaltalentprogramme or email globaltalent@strath.ac.uk

Our department

The Department of Physics has an international reputation for pioneering high quality research and technological advancement in areas including photonics, optics, quantum science and technology, plasma physics, nanoscience, and research at the interface of physics and the life sciences – it was ranked 1st in terms of the grade point average quality rating in the Research Excellence Framework 2014. The Department also delivers high quality undergraduate and postgraduate taught degree programmes, through introducing students to the latest advances in physics, whilst also covering core physics concepts and developing the skills necessary to work in a variety of professional contexts. It strives to provide a stimulating, inclusive, highly supportive and friendly environment with a strong sense of community.

In line with the Department’s strategic research directions and plans for expansion, we welcome applications from candidates whose research focuses on Quantum Technology.

The opportunity

We would love to hear from you if you have an internationally recognised research portfolio in this area, are publishing in leading international journals, are actively pursuing funding whilst building impactful collaborative links with industrial and business partners and if you have a passion for progressing teaching and learning.  In keeping with our commitment to equality and diversity, we encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly those who can support our Athena SWAN activity, which inspires the advancement and representation of women in higher education.  For more information on diversity and inclusion at Strathclyde, please see here.

You’ll be rewarded with:

  • A generous remuneration package, with notable additional financial and non-financial benefits including pension and (where appropriate) a contribution towards relocation costs;
  • Excellent start-up support; and
  • Regular career review, with the opportunity to receive additional remuneration in recognition of outstanding contribution.

For further details and to apply to be a ‘Strathclyder’ in Physics, impress us with your research plan here.

Closing date: Sunday 28 February 2021

In your application, please indicate at which level you wish your application to be considered: Professor, Reader or both.

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