The Department of Physics and Astronomy is seeking to appoint a new permanent lectureship (assistant professor equivalent) in Quantum Machine Learning, at the intersection of physics, quantum information, quantum technology, and machine learning (ML).
We seek a candidate who has evidence of research output in one or more areas of quantum machine learning, including:
The successful applicant will initiate a research programme and develop collaboration across world-leading research in the Department spanning cosmology to high-energy physics, nanoscience, photonics, and quantum theory.
This post involves developing a research programme that includes interdisciplinary collaborations, supervision of research students and staff, and delivery of undergraduate teaching.
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Manchester is a large, highly ranked department for world-class research and teaching (#2 in the UK in REF2021, with 13 Nobel Prize winners linked to the department). We pride ourselves on our commitment to promoting Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Access through contributing to the University’s social responsibility agenda, demonstrating a commitment to its policies, activities and delivery of initiatives including our significant early-career fellowship support and the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The Department has held JUNO Champion status since 2016 for its commitment to achieving gender equality which positively promotes inclusivity for all.
As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.
We support applications from those returning from a career break and are happy to discuss flexible working arrangements.
For further information, please visit http://www.physics.manchester.ac.uk/about-us/equality-and-diversity/
What can you expect in return
The University will actively foster a culture of inclusion and diversity and will seek to achieve true equality of opportunity for all members of its community.
What you will get in return:
Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here
Hybrid working arrangements may be considered.
Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.
Any recruitment enquiries from recruitment agencies should be directed to People.Recruitment@manchester.ac.uk.
Any CV’s submitted by a recruitment agency will be considered a gift.
Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Patrick Parkinson Patrick.email@example.com
Or the Head of Department:
Stefan Söldner-Rembold Stefan.firstname.lastname@example.org
This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.
Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.