Associate Professor in Computational Materials Physics

University College London

£57,279 - £62,283 per annum

Closing date: 7 March 2020

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at UCL aims to appoint an Associate Professor in Computational Materials Physics. The appointment is a full-time position.



The primary task of the person appointed will be to conduct an original and independent research programme that reaches the highest international levels of scholarship. The post holder will further contribute to the teaching programme in the Department of Physics & Astronomy and perform the normal administrative duties expected of a member of academic staff as required by the Head of Department.

Key Requirements
We seek candidates with strong research experience and interests in computational materials physics. The successful candidate will become part of the Condensed Matter and Materials Physics (CMMP) group in the Department of Physics & Astronomy at UCL. The appointee will most likely have held a university lectureship or equivalent post in a scientific facility or in industry. We welcome applications from candidates whose research will diversify our interests as well as from those whose research will strengthen existing themes. It is desirable that the successful candidate will engage with interdisciplinary activities at UCL, such as the Thomas Young Centre (TYC) and London Centre for Nanotechnology (LCN).
Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.



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Informal enquiries regarding the vacancy can be made to the Head of Condensed Matter and Materials Physics at UCL, Prof. Steve Bramwell, 

UCL Taking Action for Equality
Closing Date
7 Mar 2020
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