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Associate Professors / Professors in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Southampton, United Kingdom
£57,696 to £72,018 per annum; Competitive
Closing date
27 May 2024

School of Electronics & Computer Science

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   Associate Professor Level 6 - £57,696 to £72,018. Professor Level 7 - Competitive: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Monday 27 May 2024
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2681224FP

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 are at the forefront of Electronics and Computer Science, pursuing your research interests and inspiring the next generation. We’re 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 Davis High Voltage Laboratory and the Zepler Cleanrooms. Our reputation for, and working environment to enable research, enterprise, and teaching is quite exceptional.

The role 

In this role you'll provide professional, academic, and thought leadership in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, in a relevant area such as semiconductors, computer engineering, communications, systems, and quantum technologies. You’ll contribute to our international research profile through undertaking world-leading research within or across traditional disciplines, obtaining steady research funding from diverse sources, contributing to the impact agenda, and supporting colleagues in developing 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 the inclusive & collaborative culture of the School.

About you 

To apply, you will need a PhD, or equivalent professional qualifications, with a strong publication record, and able to demonstrate delivery of research-led teaching in a manner that meaningfully engages students. It is essential that you have a track-record of innovative research in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and have a desire to build a strong research team with our support.

Please submit details for 3 referees and include your publication list with your application and CV.

Salary will be dependent on the level you are appointed to.

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

To find out more about us please visit 

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 for full details.

We aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and we welcome applications that 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.

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

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