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Assistant Professor in Experimental Nanoscience

The University of Nottingham has a vacancy for an Assistant Professor in Experimental Nanoscience

  • Closing soon
  • Closing date: 14 Jun 2021
  • United Kingdom | University of Nottingham: School of Physics and Astronomy
  • Date posted: 13 May 2021
  • Job type: Academic: faculty
  • Disciplines: Materials science  | Condensed matter 

We seek applicants with research interests at the interface of nanoscience and spintronics/magnetism; those with a background in spin-sensitive scanning probe microscopy are particularly encouraged to apply, as are those with a background of research involving the application of machine learning to nanoscience/spintronics. The successful applicant will build on the strengths of the Nottingham Experimental Condensed Matter Physics and Nanoscience (ECMN) Group, and exploit recent infrastructure investment from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) in the area of high magnetic field scanning probe microscopy. They 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. Candidates should have a PhD in physics or a related discipline and a track record of relevant postdoctoral research. Prior experience of academic teaching is desirable.

This role is available on a permanent contract. Hours of work are full time (36.25 hours). Job share arrangements may be considered.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Philip Moriarty, e-mail Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted and should be submitted via


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