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Associate Professor of Physics

University of Oxford - Department of Physics
Oxford, UK
£52,815 to £70,918 p.a.
Posting live until
8 Apr 2024

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The Department of Physics and The Queen’s College

The Department of Physics and The Queen’s College are recruiting an Associate Professor (or Professor) of Particle Physics to be held in the Department of Physics together with a Tutorial Fellowship at The Queen’s College, University of Oxford. This is an opportunity to develop a world-leading research programme in one of the following areas of interest: neutrino physics, accelerator physics, and quantum sensors for fundamental physics (QSFP). The post is available from September 1 2024, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The Associate Professor will develop a world-leading research programme in one of the above areas, teach at undergraduate and graduate levels, and participate in administration. On behalf of the College, they will be responsible 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 particle physics or a related subject and have a proven record of high-quality creative research at an international level. They will be an excellent teacher at undergraduate and graduate levels 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 Oxford academic posts.  All applicants will be judged on merit, according to the selection criteria.

Only applications received before 12 noon (UK time) on Monday, April 8, can be considered.  Applicants should ensure that their referees send letters by the same deadline.  

The referees should be asked to submit their references via It is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure that letters from referees are received by this date.

Please quote departmental reference **170770 **on all correspondence. Interviews will likely take place in the week of May 27, and candidates must be available to travel to Oxford during this period.

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

Contact Person : Recruitment Vacancy ID : 170770

Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 08-Apr-2024 12:00


Salary (£) : Combined University and College salary in the range: £52,815 to £70,918 p.a., plus substantial additional benefits including a housing allowance of £19,497 p.a.


We apply the transformative power of physics to the foremost scientific problems; educate the next generation of leading physicists; and promote the public understanding of physics.

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