Lectureship (Assistant Professorship) in Mathematical Physics/Quantum Information at Nottingham

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Application deadline: 

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Assistant Professor in Mathematical Physics (Fixed-term)
School of Mathematical Sciences, The Unversity of Nottingham
Salary: £34233 to £45954 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Applications are invited from outstanding candidates for the above post. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute substantially to maintaining and enhancing the School’s high standards in teaching and research.

Candidates should hold a PhD (or equivalent) in Mathematics or Physics or a related subject and have a commitment to high-quality teaching in service and honours mathematics to a broad range of students. The post-holder will undertake original research of international excellence in Mathematical Physics, complementing existing activity within the School. Particular areas of interest include, but are not limited to, Quantum Information, Quantum Disordered Systems, and Quantum Gravity.


The REF 2014 results place the School in the top 10 nationally within Mathematical Sciences for 'research power' and 'research quality'; with 32% of its research recognised as world-leading and a further 56% as internationally excellent. In recognition of its commitment to promoting women in science, the University of Nottingham is one of five universities to hold a Silver Athena SWAN Award.

This post is available from 1 September 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter and will be offered on a fixed-term contract until 31 December 2016. Possibilities for extension will be discussed in due course.

This is an excellent opportunity to join the fast-growing and internationally renowned Quantum Information group at the School of Mathematical Sciences, Faculty of Science, The University of Nottingham. Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor John Barrett (Chair of Mathematical Physics), tel: +44 (0) 115 951 4956 or email: john.barrett@nottingham.ac.uk. Candidates with expertise in Quantum Information are encouraged to contact Gerardo.Adesso@nottingham.ac.uk, Madalin.Guta@nottingham.ac.uk, or Silke.Weinfurtner@nottingham.ac.uk for informal discussions.

Link to Mathematical Physics research at Nottingham: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/mathematics/research/mathematical-physics.aspx
Links to the existing specific research groups in Quantum Information:
http://quantumcorrelations.weebly.com/ (Gerardo Adesso)
https://www.maths.nottingham.ac.uk/personal/pmzmig/ (Madalin Guta)
http://www.gravitylaboratory.com/ (Silke Weinfurtner)

Further information and how to apply (deadline August 26, 2015): See http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/jobs/currentvacancies/ref/SCI192315