UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE

Chancellor’s Fellow in Quantum and Laser Technology 

Location
Glasgow City (GB)
Posted
05 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
24 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Strathclyde Chancellor’s Fellow in Quantum and Laser Technology 

Strathclyde Global Talent Programme

Be bold.  Be innovative.  Be a 'Strathclyder'

We are the University of Strathclyde. Our vision is bold and ground breaking, placing us amongst the world’s leading international technological universities.We are vibrant, dynamic and passionate about solving the challenges facing society and industry through our cutting-edge, multi-disciplinary research, education and knowledge-exchange with global partners. 

Through our Strathclyde Global Talent Programme we will recruit up to 60 outstanding academic colleagues – including Strathclyde Chancellor’s Fellows - in areas of strategic importance.  One area of importance is Quantum and Laser Technology.
This multi-disciplinary research area includes research that addresses major challenges in the key areas of:

  • Laser-plasma based radiation sources: Building on the unique properties of laser driven radiation sources to enhance development and optimisation of these sources to be used as tools for science and applications for a variety of different sectors 
  • Quantum Condensed matter physics: Study on the interface between quantum physics and our solid state activities where ongoing significant investments are taking place. 

Quantum Technology: Focus is on translating scientific advances and corresponding technological developments towards industrial applications such as manufacturing and support for manufacturing

Normally appointed at Lecturer level, the Fellowship will last for 5 years during which you will be supported to establish your career as a research leader and achieve rapid career progression. Fellows who meet the criteria for promotion by the end of the 5 year period will be transferred to an open-ended ("tenured" equivalent) academic appointment.  You will also benefit from research portfolio growth, reduced teaching load and administrative duties and a range of support.

You will hold a PhD, have postdoctoral research experience, an emerging high quality publications record and research interests which align with our strategic focus.  You must be able to articulate your research vision.

For further details and to apply to be a ‘Strathclyder in Quantum and Laser Technology impress us with your bold and innovative research plan at:
www.strath.ac.uk/workwithus/strathclydeglobaltalentprogramme/

Closing Date: Sunday 24 September 2017.