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Winton Programme for the Physics of Sustainability

Department of Physics

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Harding Lectureships

Department of Physics

Two Harding Lectureships are endowed by the David and Claudia Harding Founding and will be associated with the Winton Programme for the Physics of Sustainability. We seek candidates whose research falls within the broad scope of the Programme, which covers all aspects of the physics that underpins the generation, storage and use of energy, including experiment, theory and modelling. Candidates' research should fall within the strategic research themes of the Department of Physics (, which include Energy Materials, Emergent Quantum Phenomena, Quantum Devices and Measurements, Assembly and Function of Complex Systems, and Biological and Biomedical Physics. Areas of interest for these positions include, but are not limited to, the physics relevant to photovoltaics, LEDs, batteries, thermoelectrics, quantum technologies for sensing and low-energy computing, superconductivity, spintronics, topological materials and devices, and the study and control of non-equilibrium excited-state processes.

To apply online for this vacancy, please follow the link

For informal enquiries please contact Professor Sir Richard Friend by email to

Please quote reference KA19158 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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