Professor in (Quantum) Materials - NTU

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Applications are invited for a Professorship in Materials relating to quantum information science. For more, please see:

In the recent REF2014 assessment ( of the quality of research at all UK Universities, our Materials and Engineering Unit’s submission to UoA B15 was highly rated, having 84% of overall activity at the highest 3* (internationally excellent) and 4* (world-leading) grades. This included achieving an impressive ranking of joint 7th out of 62 submitted institutions (Times Higher) for the quality of our publications which were judged as attaining 94.6% at 3* and 4* levels.

We are seeking an exceptional individual who will engage in internationally excellent or internationally leading research in quantum materials which is clearly linked to and significantly enhances the activities of the School and of the Research Unit.

You will support the development and delivery of the School’s research strategy and provide research leadership, helping to further strengthen research reputation and culture. Particular research areas of interest include Theory and/or Modelling relating to Quantum Materials.

However, we would welcome applications from outstanding individuals with leading edge research within quantum information science that complements the activities of our multi-disciplinary Materials and Engineering Research Unit.

The closing date for receipt of completed application forms is Sunday 5 April 2015. Interviews are to take place week starting Thursday 30 April.

For further information, feel free to contact:

Colin Wilmott
Department of Mathematics
Nottingham Trent University