Lecturer in Microelectronics

The University of Edinburgh is one of the world’s top 20 institutions of Higher Education and provides exceptional research, teaching, and living environments. The School of Engineering reflects all of the University’s principal characteristics, with a cosmopolitan academic staff numbering over 140, and with a body of 1,700 undergraduate and 680 postgraduate students drawn from all over the world. We carry out internationally excellent teaching and research, attracting high-calibre students and an excellent level of research funding. Due to the expansion of our activities in Electronic & Electrical Engineering (E&EE) we are looking to recruit potential leaders to play a major role in furthering our activities in research and teaching.

  • Lecturer in Microelectronics

The preferred candidate will demonstrate excellence in both teaching and research in one or more aspects of microelectronics, according to a broad definition of the term. We seek candidates with research interests spanning a combination of technology, process, fabrication, devices & systems and their application in the biomimetic, quantum, biomedical, advanced computation and energy fields. We host the Scottish Microelectronics Centre which recently became the first in the UK to install a nanolithography tool that performs rapid prototyping of nanoscale devices. Combined with existing microfabrication tools, the facility has a unique lithographic capability that can support and extend your research.

The culture of the School of Engineering and the University is open and diverse and we are committed to reflecting that in our appointment process.

For informal discussion, please contact: Head of School, Prof Conchúr Ó Brádaigh at +44 131 6505566, HoS.Eng@ed.ac.uk; Director of Discipline for E&EE, Dr James Hopgood at +44 131 6505571, James.Hopgood@ed.ac.uk; Head of Institute for Integrated Micro & Nano Systems, Prof Rebecca Cheung, +44 131 65055749, r.cheung@ed.ac.uk

This is a full time and open ended position.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

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+44 (0) 131 650 5571