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New Frontiers Fellow in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Southampton, United Kingdom
£34,980 to £42,978 per annum
Closing date
10 Jun 2024

School of Electronics & Computer Science

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £34,980 to £42,978 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Monday 10 June 2024
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2682324FP

Achieving the Remarkable

The University of Southampton is in the top 1% of world universities and is one of the UK’s top 15 research-intensive universities.  Committed to excellence in all we do, we are growing and investing in our research and people to accelerate our remarkable achievements. With particular focus on four key impact themes chosen to build on the university’s existing strengths and to address the most complex societal and environmental issues: Artificial Intelligence, sustainability and resilience, decarbonisation and engineering better health, this role is integral to our aim of making a lasting difference.  

Imagine working in an environment where you're at the forefront of Electronics and Computer Science, pursuing your research interests and inspiring the next generation. ECS is a progressive school with a history of pushing the boundaries of what we teach our students – and what they teach us. We value and support our staff in pursuing their research and enterprise activities within their fields of interest. We have a strong interdisciplinary tradition, reflected in investments such as UKRI Centres for Doctoral Training innovating at the boundary between electronics and AI. Our research environment is world-class with unique facilities such as the Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory and Zepler Cleanrooms. Our reputation for research, enterprise, and teaching is quite exceptional.

The role 

With our support you'll develop your academic profile in Electrical and Electronic Engineering in a relevant area such as semiconductors, computer engineering, wireless communications, electrical and electronic systems, and analogue electronics. You’ll contribute to our international research profile through world-leading research, build your research team by developing bids for funding, generate research impact, and support more junior colleagues in their careers You will contribute to the development and delivery of the high-quality research-led education that we are so proud of and support our inclusive and collaborative culture.

About you 

You'll need to have completed a PhD before you start, have a growing publication record, and be able to demonstrate delivery of research-led teaching that meaningfully engages students. It’s essential that you have a unique vision for the research you’ll lead in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and have a desire to build a strong research team to realise this vision with our support.

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What we can offer you  

With a generous holiday allowance and additional university closure days we are committed to supporting our staff and open to a flexible working approach. We give full consideration to applicants that wish to work flexibly and those who have taken a career break. View our Benefits Explained website.

We aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and we welcome applications from candidates who are committed to helping us create an inclusive work environment. We particularly encourage applications from people who identify with one or more of the following: Black, Asian, a minority ethnic background, coming from a lower socio-economic background, LGBTQ+, a woman or having a disability as these identities are currently underrepresented in our working community.

For more information, please contact: Professor Tim Norman, Head of ECS or Mrs Dorota A. Sikorska, Operations Manager

Discover more about the key impact themes and the opportunities on offer by visiting our campaign site

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