Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor in Quantum Engineering Technologies, and Director of Quantum

United Kingdom
£52,560 - £59,135
Jan 11, 2021
Feb 10, 2021
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
The role

The School of Physics and School of Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and Engineering Maths (SCEEM) have an international reputation for excellence in research and teaching. Together, the Schools are seeking an outstanding candidate for a permanent joint academic position in the field of quantum information science and technology. Existing activity in this area ranges from pure theory to experimental quantum technologies within the Quantum Engineering Technology Labs , Photonics & Quantum and Quantum Information Theory research groups. Furthermore, this world-leading research centre has access to a fully refurbished cleanroom and electron-beam facility, and industry engagement through the Quantum Technology Innovation Centre (QTIC) and Enterprise Centre (QTEC) providing a vibrant and active research environment.

In addition, the successful candidate will work within the Quantum Engineering Centre for Doctoral Training (QE-CDT) as the QE-CDT Director. This involves leading the QE-CDT management team with responsibilities to deliver the CDT training programme and ensure a high-quality postgraduate student experience, taking a leadership role in supporting practically the Centre's teaching, supervision and engagement with various internal and external partners

What will you be doing?
  • You will establish an internationally leading independent research programme in the area of quantum information science and technology.
  • You will lead the Quantum Engineering Centre for Doctoral Training programme as Director, this responsibility forms 0.5 FTE of the role.
  • You will deliver excellence in teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level and undertake administrative duties as appropriate for the role.

You should apply if
  • You have an excellent research track record in quantum information science and technology and can expand and complement the current research profile of the Schools.
  • You have the potential and drive to lead both a research activity and a graduate training programme, with the ability to provide leadership of a high-profile activity with a diverse set of stakeholders.
  • You have experience in teaching in a University environment, in particular taught graduate programmes, the ability to develop new graduate training and are passionate about supporting the student experience.

Nice to have:
  • You have experience of interacting with industry
  • You have experience working towards the long-term financial sustainability of a postgraduate training programme

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.

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