Professor of Electrical Engineering

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

September 26, 2022


Professor of Electrical Engineering

Department of Engineering Science in association with St Hugh's College

The University of Oxford intends to appoint to the Professorship of Electrical Engineering. A non-stipendiary Fellowship with St Hugh's College is attached to this Professorship.

This appointment is a key part of the strategic plan of the department and University, to strengthen research and teaching in Optical and Photonics Engineering at Oxford as a key component of our portfolio in Engineering Science. The Department of Engineering Science is also growing its activities in Quantum Technologies, as part of an initiative to grow this work at Oxford, and quantum photonics is an area of growing interest.

Applications are welcome from individuals with research interests in any relevant area of photonics or quantum engineering. While applications in these areas are welcomed, the search is not limited to candidates working in them. You will be expected to embrace the opportunity to shape the direction of photonics research within the Department and the University and to pursue a research programme at the forefront of the subject, providing research leadership to colleagues working in this field.

You should possess an outstanding research and publication record and will be of internationally recognised stature in photonics and optical engineering. You will have the vision, leadership and ability to manage a substantial research team, including a successful record of securing grant funding, and a readiness to contribute to the development and management of the Department of Engineering Science and the Oxford Optics and Photonics Network. You should have an excellent record of teaching and graduate supervision, and the ability to guide and motivate junior colleagues.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. For further information, including a job description and selection criteria, please see the Further Particulars document.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 26 September 2022.

Interviews are expected to be held in December 2022.

Contact Person : Sue Morris Vacancy ID : 157377 Contact Number : Closing Date & Time : 26-Sep-2022 12:00 Contact Email : Pay Scale : PROFESSOR (A20)

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The University of Oxford is the oldest university in the English-speaking world, and is actually so ancient that its founding date is unknown – though it is thought that teaching took place there as early as the 11th century. It’s...