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We offer a diverse range of job opportunities at the Department of Physics from academic and research roles to professional services and support roles. From technicians and engineers to accountants and administrators, everybody in the department plays their part; together, 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.

Current vacancies

HARMONI Configuration Manager

Astrophysics
Grade 8: £45,585 - £54,395 p.a.
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HARMONI Spectrograph AIT Engineer

Astrophysics
Grade 8: £45,585 - £54,395 p.a.
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Research Facilitator

Professional and support services
Grade 7: £36,024 - £44,263 per annum
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Deputy Head of HR

Professional and support services
Grade 7: £36,024 - £44,263 p.a. with a discretionary range to £48,350 p.a.
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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Single Molecule Histone Dynamics

Condensed Matter Physics
Standard Grade 7: £36,024-£44,263 per annum
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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Single Molecule Chromatin Replication

Condensed Matter Physics
Standard Grade 7: £36,024-£44,263 per annum
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Infrared Multilayer Laboratory Technical Group Leader

Professional and support services
Standard Grade 9: £52,815 - £61,198 per annum
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Hooke Professor of Experimental Physics

Atomic and Laser Physics
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Post Doctoral Research Assistant

Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics
Standard Grade 7: £36,024- £44,263 per annum
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Job title Postdoctoral researcher in Single-Molecule Imaging in Living Cells

Condensed Matter Physics
Standard Grade 7: £36,024 – £44,263 pa
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Postdoctoral researcher in Single-Cell Microbiology of Bacterial Gene Expression

Condensed Matter Physics
Standard Grade 7: £36,024 – £44,263 pa
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Post-Doctoral Research Assistant

Condensed Matter Physics
Standard Grade 7: £36,024 - £44,263
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PDRA in satellite remote sounding and analysis of volcanic cloud

Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics
Standard Grade 7: £36,024 - £ 39,347 per annum
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Postdoctoral Research Assistant in mechanics of sustainable materials for zero emission architecture

Condensed Matter Physics
Standard Grade 7: £36,024 – £44,263 pa
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Associate Professor of Physics

Particle Physics
Associate Professor (Tf-University): 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.
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