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Assistant Professor (102917-0320)

As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, recruitment for this post has been put on hold. It will be re-advertised at a later date. At present the intention is to move the deadline to November 2020 at the earliest. This date may change as the COVID-19 situation clarifies. Please contact Prof. David Leadley (physics.head@warwick.ac.uk) if you are interested in the post and seek further information.

Full time (36.5 hours per week) permanent position, available for holding part time with salary pro rata.

Warwick Physics seeks to make a number of strategic academic appointments in the area of condensed matter physics (CMP). CMP has a broad research agenda that spans traditional areas and emerging interdisciplinary investigations in semiconductors, multiferroics, diamond, 2D materials and other functional materials, including work on quantum technologies and strongly correlated electron physics. We invite applications from candidates who will collaborate with existing groups and bring new expertise in one or more of the following areas: quantum technologies, quantum optics, opto-mechanics, electronic transport or structure measurements in quantum materials, and 2D materials. We encourage applications from researchers who could collaborate with our well-equipped microscopy group and with our team of theoretical and computational materials modellers.

Successful applicants will augment the Department’s current portfolio of condensed matter physics research activities and will be strongly committed to excellence in both research and teaching. Applicants for this position should have a strong track record of publishing internationally leading research, and a clear vision of how their work would complement our existing research strengths. Applications from early career researchers are encouraged. Assistant Professor is a tenure track position leading to appointment as an Associate Professor after successful completion of probation. Teaching and administration duties are reduced during the probationary period.

In addition, we invite applications from outstanding scientists (experimentalists or theoreticians) who either already hold an externally funded Research Fellowship or are seeking a top-class institution with which to apply for such a Fellowship, in a research area of interest to the department.

Warwick Physics provides an exciting and highly supportive environment in which academics can develop their careers. We are fully committed to equality of opportunity and encourage application and inquiries from all suitably qualified candidates. All posts can be held full- or part-time.

Candidates must submit their application via the online application system, although informal inquiries can be addressed to the Head of Department Professor David Leadley.
Email: physics.head@warwick.ac.uk Tel: +44 24765 24114

Wed 18 Mar 2020, 10:39 | Tags: Academic, Condensed Matter

Professor (102903-0320)

As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, recruitment for this post has been delayed. It will be re-advertised at a later date. At present the intention is to move the deadline to November 2020 at the earliest. This date may change as the COVID-19 situation clarifies. Please contact Prof. Tom Marsh (t.r.marsh@warwick.ac.uk) if you are interested in the post and seek further information.

Full time (36.5 hours per week) permanent position, available for holding part time with salary pro rata.

The Department of Physics at the University of Warwick seeks to make academic appointments in the area of extragalactic transient astrophysics

Expansion in this area is a strategic priority. Applicants will have a strong research track record and be ready to build their own research team with the support of colleagues at Warwick.

Warwick has a strong track record in time-domain astrophysics and explosive transients which we wish to build upon in the era of multi-messenger astronomy. Warwick leads the international Gravitational wave Optical Transient Observer (GOTO) project, which consists of an array of wide-field telescopes aimed at fast transients and GW follow-up. It has been awarded substantial funding to expand over the next few years. Members of staff are also active in transient follow-up programs, such as the ENGRAVE consortium for the follow-up of gravitational wave events with the facilities of the European Southern Observatory, and are interested in the host environments and progenitor populations. It is expected that the successful candidates will take advantage of the opportunities presented by these experiments and others on the multi-messenger roadmap.

You will have good communication skills and be willing to contribute to the teaching and administration of the Department.

In addition to the above posts, we invite applications from outstanding scientists who either already hold an externally funded Research Fellowship or are seeking a top-class institution with which to apply for such a Fellowship within this research area.

The University of Warwick maintains a global outlook and has affiliates around the globe. The Department of Physics will provide an exciting and highly supportive environment in which academics can develop their careers. We are fully committed to equality of opportunity and encourage application and inquiries from all suitably qualified candidates. Posts may be held full- or part-time.


Candidates must submit their application via the online application system. Informal inquiries can be addressed to Professor Steeghs at the address below.

Email: d.t.h.steeghs@warwick.ac.uk Tel: +44 24765 73873

Wed 18 Mar 2020, 10:38 | Tags: Academic, Astronomy and Astrophysics