Professor of Quantum Technology

University of Glasgow – James Watt School of Engineering

We are seeking to appoint a Professor to provide leadership in Quantum Technology. The post aligns with the Nano & Quantum World at the University of Glasgow (one of our Research Beacons) and Glasgow has been a leading partner in all four of the Hubs in the UK Quantum Technology programme. The position requires an individual with a track record on delivering world class research in Quantum Technologies that will develop strength in the School. We encourage applications from candidates with an outstanding track record whose research programme will be synergistic with the research activities of the School and College.

We are one of the most research intensive Engineering Schools in the UK with an annual research income of £19m p.a. In addition to the Research Divisions, we host the James Watt Nanofabrication Centre, a £50m research asset; major capabilities for the UK National Wind Tunnel Facility; the Electronic Systems Design Centre; the Centre for Medical and Industrial Ultrasonics; the Scottish Government Centre for 5G technology; and the Glasgow Computational Engineering Centre. All the Divisions support a broad range of research, led by our world-leading academics. All our research is carried out in our extensive laboratory and computing facilities.

For more information about this position please contact Professor Richard Hogg, email:

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Closing Date: 25th April 2021

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. The James Watt School of Engineering strongly endorses the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the School in promoting gender equality.

We would therefore particularly welcome applications from women and other groups who are currently underrepresented in these positions in JWSE.

Details of JWSE's­ Athena SWAN Award and activities can be found here:

The School’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Group is happy to answer questions from applicants on gender equality in representation, progression and success (Professor Cindy Smith: or Debbie Goldie:

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