Apply by: 2023-02-19
Professor of Quantum Optics and Technology
The School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences at the University of Sussex and the Sussex Centre for Quantum Technologies (SCQT), seek to appoint a Professor in experimental quantum technology, including quantum information processing, quantum sensing and applied quantum technology or related areas.
The SCQT is a leading, international centre for quantum research and the development of novel technologies, excelling in both theoretical and applied approaches. Our activities are expansive and include investigations into the foundations of quantum mechanics, applied research, technology development and the transition to commercialisation.
Our quantum research community currently comprises of 9 academic staff, more than 15 research staff and about 33 postgraduate, primarily based in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, which tied 7th in the UK for Physics research environment in REF2021. We are also closely involved with the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme.
We are looking for applicants with an exceptional track record in research that complements and shows synergy with our current activities.
We’d particularly welcome applications from candidates who:
Have an exceptional track record in experimental quantum technology, including quantum information processing, quantum sensing and applied quantum technology or related areas;
Lead research that is synergetic with existing research activities at Sussex;
Have demonstrable sustained, exceptional performance in their research activity;
Have demonstrable ability to attract research funding;
Have significant experience in PhD student supervision.