Associate Professor of Semiconductor Materials, Devices and Nanostructures

Oxford, UK
£52,815 to £70,918 p.a., plus substantial additional benefits
Feb 05, 2024
Posting live until
Feb 28, 2024

Associate Professorship (or Professorship) of Condensed Matter Physics (semiconductors, nanostructures and devices).

Department of Physics, Clarendon Laboratory, Parks Road, Oxford

The Department of Physics and Queen’s College are recruiting an Associate Professor (or Professor) of Condensed Matter Physics, specializing in the area of semiconductors, nanostructures and devices, to be held in the Department of Physics together with a Tutorial Fellowship at the Queen’s College Oxford. This is an opportunity to develop a world-leading research programme in semiconductor physics.

The post is available from 1st July 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter, with the Queen’s Tutorial Fellowship commencing on 1st September 2025.

The Associate Professor will develop a world-leading research programme in semiconductor physics, teach at undergraduate and graduate level, and participate in administration.  On behalf of the College they will have responsibility for admission, teaching and pastoral care of students reading degrees in Physics. They will play a role in the running of the College as a charity trustee and a member of its Governing Body.

The successful candidate will hold a doctorate in condensed matter physics or a related subject, and will have a proven record of high-quality creative research at an international level.  They will be an excellent teacher at undergraduate and graduate level and have the interpersonal skills necessary to engage with students and colleagues at all levels.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford. All applicants will be judged on merit, according to the selection criteria.

Further particulars, containing details of the application procedure and of the duties, may be obtained below.

Only applications received before 12 noon (UK time) on Monday 28 February 2024 can be considered. Applicants should ensure that their referees send letters by the same deadline. 

Please quote departmental reference 167006 on all correspondence. Interviews are likely to take place  in first week of June 2024 and candidates must be available to travel to Oxford in this period.

Enquiries may be made to Professor Arzhang Ardavan at or Professor Seth Whidden at All enquiries will be treated in strict confidence and will not form part of the selection decision.