Lecturer in Metamaterial Physics (Education and Research) – Exeter University

Exeter University, UK

Closing Date
27 April 2022

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The Role

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Exeter is seeking to appoint two new staff (a lecturer and a senior lecturer) to support and strengthen its research activities and future strategy as part of the Centre of Metamaterials Research and Innovation (CMRI). The CMRI takes a leading role in the UK’s metamaterials and community and a strong track record of collaboration and funding from industry and governmental sponsors.

The CMRI’s existing specialities span theory to experiment, design and fabrication, with strengths in acoustics, phononics, fluidics, quantum, RF/microwave, visible, infra-red and terahertz, and includes biomaterials, magnetic materials, phase change materials, nanocomposites, 2D materials and metamaterial manufacturing.  Applications are encouraged from candidates with research expertise in any area related to metamaterials including (but not limited to) the domains of electromagnetism, acoustics, thermal, mechanical/elastic etc and relevant to technologies ranging from imaging and displays, security, defence, communication, energy, displays, health, build environment, transport etc.

Please ensure you read our Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

About you

For a Lecturer level appointment post you will have:

  • A PhD or equivalent in Physics or other relevant subject and have a track record of internationally-recognised research in a relevant field (including peer-reviewed publications in recognised journals, and presentations at prestigious international conferences);
  • A record in attracting funding for research, or demonstrate potential to attract such funding;
  • An active approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research;
  • Enthusiasm for delivering high quality undergraduate programmes;
  • Enthusiasm to engage with end users from industry and Government regarding research direction and priorities, and to deliver projects that develop impact;
  • A track record of successful research-student supervision.

To find out more about the benefits we offer our staff, please visit our website: Benefits | Prospective Staff | University of Exeter

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 and QS World University Ranking 2022). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength.

To discuss the post further, applicants are encouraged to contact Prof. Alastair Hibbins (a.p.hibbins@exeter.ac.uk), Director of CMRI, or Prof Tim Harries, Head of Physics & Astronomy (t.j.harries@exeter.ac.uk).

Posted on 8th April 2022 in Job Opportunities in Acoustics