The Ray Dolby Professorship of Theoretical and Experimental Physics

United Kingdom
29 Jul 2021
27 Sep 2021

The Board of Electors to the Ray Dolby Professorship of Theoretical and Experimental Physics invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the general field of the Professorship to take up appointment as soon as possible.

Candidates will have an outstanding research record of international stature in the field of quantum phenomena and technologies; precision measurements at the quantum level; topological and layered materials and devices and the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to build on current strengths in maintaining and developing a leading research presence. They will hold a PhD or equivalent postgraduate qualification.

Standard professorial duties include teaching and research, examining, supervision and administration. The Professor will be based in Cambridge. A competitive salary will be offered.

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Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae and a publications list, along with details of three referees should be made online no later than 27 September 2021.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Andy Parker, Head of Department of Physics and Convenor of Board of Electors.

Please quote reference KA27510 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

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