Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Physics of Materials and Devices

Bristol, United Kingdom
£37,345 - £58,089
15 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
19 May 2019
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Full Time

Division/School School of Physics
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Full time
Salary Grade J (profile b) in the range £37,345 - £42,036 or Grade K (profile c) in the range £43,267 - £48,677 or Grade L (profile d) in the range £51,630 - £58,089
Closing date for applications 19-May-2019

The University of Bristol’s School of Physics seeks an outstanding candidate for a permanent academic appointment in the field of the Physics of materials and devices. Existing activity in this area is focused around semiconductor electronic materials and devices, and nuclear related materials.

Work on semiconductor electronic materials and devices is based in the Centre for Device Thermography and Reliability. Of current interest is device design, electrical device characterization and/or device fabrication in wide bandgap semiconductor materials including Gallium Nitride, Gallium Oxide and others.

The appointee will establish an internationally leading independent research programme which complements either or both of these areas.

They will demonstrate a strong commitment to securing grant funding. Additionally, they will deliver excellence in teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level and undertake administrative duties as appropriate for the role.

An appointment may be made at the Lectureship/Senior Lectureship/Reader level, depending on the experience and calibre of the candidate.

Both the School and University are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive working environment as set out in our equality, diversity and inclusions pages. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities, especially from women and other groups currently under-represented in academic posts.

Informal enquiries to Professor Martin Kuball,, Professor Tom Scott,, or Professor Nigel Wilding,

The closing date for applications is 23.59 on Sunday 19th May 2019.

Interviews are expected to take place in week commencing Monday 3rd June 2019.

We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.