Assistant Professor at the interface of theoretical physics and machine
Tuesday, 13th July 2021
Research & Teaching
Physics & Astronomy
£36914 to £49553 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
We are recruiting a member of academic staff to the School of Physics and
Astronomy at the University of Nottingham at Assistant Professor to deliver
research and teaching at the interface of theoretical physics and machine
This position is within the framework of the recently established Machine
Learning in Science (MLiS) initiative within the School of Physics and
Astronomy. Applications are welcome from candidates with experience working at
the interface of areas of theoretical and/or computational physics (including
condensed matter theory, statistical physics, atomic physics, quantum
information, mathematical physics, particle cosmology and astronomy) and
machine learning, broadly understood. The successful applicant will be
expected to establish an independent programme of research, and will have the
ambition to develop into an international leader in due course.
The successful applicant will also contribute to the delivery of high-quality
teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including in areas relevant
to the MLiS initiative. Candidates should have a PhD in physics or related. A
track record of relevant postdoctoral research is required and prior
experience of academic teaching is desirable.
This role is available on a permanent contract subject to underlying funding,
currently secured for at least five years. Hours of work are full time (36.25
hours). Job share arrangements may be considered.
Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Juan P. Garrahan, Email:
email@example.com. Please note that applications sent directly to
this email address will not be accepted.
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community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and
beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is
fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications
from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support
we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.
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January 2021, we offer an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of
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