Lecturer in Photonics Imperial College London, Department of Physics United Kingdom

Lecturer in Photonics

 

Job summary

Salary range: £47,910 - £53,400 Imperial College is a world leading university whose reputation for excellence in research and teaching attracts students and staff of the highest international quality. The three Faculties – Engineering, Natural Sciences and Medicine - together with the Business School explore the interface between science, medicine, engineering and management. The College is committed to hiring diversely and supporting a...

 

Job listing information

  • Reference NAT00154
  • Date posted 27 April 2018
  • Closing date 30 June 2018

 

Job description

Job summary


Salary range: £47,910 - £53,400



Imperial College is a world leading university whose reputation for excellence in research and teaching attracts students and staff of the highest international quality. The three Faculties – Engineering, Natural Sciences and Medicine - together with the Business School explore the interface between science, medicine, engineering and management. The College is committed to hiring diversely and supporting a flexible working environment.
The Department of Physics, wishes to appoint an academic staff member at lecturer level in the Photonics Group. 



We are seeking a scientist with an active commitment to innovative research and teaching. The appointee is expected to plan, direct and undertake a research programme of international repute in one or more areas of photonics. We especially welcome applicants with strong experimental expertise who can contribute and enhance our ability to develop and apply fibre lasers and other laser technologies. Notwithstanding the above focus, exceptional candidates from any area of Photonics are also encouraged to apply.

 

Duties and responsibilities

The appointee will be part of the Photonics Group and also affiliated to the Photon Science Section of the Department which includes Quantum Optics and Laser Science. The Photonics Group comprises of 11 academic staff and conducts fundamental research into optical science and develops and applies new technologies for the physical and life sciences, medicine and ICT. Broad research themes are: fibre and laser optics and nonlinear optics; photonic structures and electromagnetic theory; imaging and adaptive optical technology and applications; and biophotonics including multidimensional fluorescence imaging, super-resolution, in microscopy, endoscopy and tomography systems, applied to tissue diagnosis, molecular biology and drug discovery. The successful applicant will either complement or enhance these research interests.

 

Essential requirements

Essential requirements include:
• A good undergraduate degree and a PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant subject.
• An excellent record of research in optically-based science, evidenced by a portfolio of research publications commensurate with career stage.
• Evidence of being able to establish a coherent research programme of their own. 
• The potential to collaborate with other experimental or theoretical groups and programmes in the Department and/or College.
• The ability to collaborate with colleagues and with other research groups nationally and internationally.
• Experience of presenting at national and/or international scientific conferences. 
• The ability to interact effectively with a range of research expertise in the Department to develop an exemplary research programme and seek research funds. 
• The ability to teach at both undergraduate and taught Masters level.

 

Further information

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Michael Damzen, Head of the Photonics Group, by phone (+44) 020 7594 7783 or by email to m.damzen@imperial.ac.uk.



Further information about the Department can be found at the website http://www.imperial.ac.uk/physics. 



Information about the post is included in the Further Particulars.



Guidance on completing the on-line academic application, including mandatory areas that should be included in the application, is available at http://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/guidance-and-faqs/.



In addition to completing the online application, candidates should attach a full CV, with contact details for three referees.



Should you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact: Judith Baylis, Senior Section Administrator, Tel: +44 (0)207 594 7713; Email: j.baylis@imperial.ac.uk.



For any technical queries when applying please contact: recruitment@imperial.ac.uk



We anticipate the interviews will take place on 17 and 18 September 2018.



Closing Date: 30 June 2018 (Midnight BST)



Documents


• FACTSHEETFamilyfriendlyworkplace.pdf
• Further Particulars - Lecturer in Photonics

 

Documents

  • FACTSHEETFamilyfriendlyworkplace.pdf
  • Lecturer in Photonics.docx

 

About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

 

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

 

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

 

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

 

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

 

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations: 

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity

  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams

  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others

  • Deliver positive outcomes

  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination

  • Develop and grow skills and expertise

  • Work in a planned and managed way 

 

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

 

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.


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