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Queen Mary University of London announces 10 new Professorial positions in the Faculty of Science and Engineering

Queen Mary University of London is pleased to announce 10 new permanent academic positions in the Faculty of Science and Engineering. These positions will further strengthen the faculty's rapidly expanding, world-leading research following an excellent performance in the latest UK Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021) in which the university was ranked 7th in the UK based on research quality (i.e., outputs/publications).

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The new positions are open to candidates across all areas of science and engineering, with a particular emphasis on research that aligns with the faculty’s Strategic Research Themes and the Research Centres within our five schools: 

School of Biological and Behavioural Sciences 

  • Centre for Biodiversity and Sustainability
  • Centre for Evolutionary and Functional Genomics
  • Centre for Molecular Cell Biology
  • Centre for Brain and Behaviour

School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science 

  • Centre for Fundamental Computer Science
  • Centre for Electronics 
  • Centre for Networks, Communications and Systems
  • Centre for Human-centred Computing
  • Centre for Multimodal learning and AI

School of Engineering and Materials Science 

  • Centre for Intelligent Transport 
  • Centre for Sustainable Engineering 
  • Centre for Bioengineering 
  • Centre for Advanced Robotics

School of Chemical and Physical Sciences 

  • Centre for Chemical Research
  • Centre for Fundamental Physics
  • Centre for Experimental and Applied Physics

School of Mathematical Sciences 

  • Centre for Geometry, Analysis and Gravitation
  • Centre for Complex Systems 
  • Centre for Probability, Statistics and Data Science 
  • Centre for Combinatorics, Alegra, and Number theory

Queen Mary’s Faculty of Science and Engineering provides an outstanding environment for collaborative research, linking with colleagues across all three of the university’s faculties and supported by partnerships with industry, NHS and other stakeholders. Successful candidates will be supported with competitive start-up packages and the possibility to bring with them additional academic staff. 

To apply, please visit the website and submit a completed online application form and accompanying CV. The deadline for initial applications is 23:59 on November 12, 2023. 

Queen Mary University of London is committed to equality and diversity and particularly welcomes applications from individuals who identify as Black, candidates with a disability, and from women in all stages of life. 

Professor Wen Wang, Queen Mary's Vice-Principal and Executive Dean for Science and Engineering, said: "Queen Mary's Faculty of Science and Engineering is committed to world-leading research that has a positive impact on society. This investment in 10 new research-focused permanent academic posts will further strengthen our faculty's research capabilities and attract the best and brightest minds from around the world. I am excited to welcome these new researchers to our community and look forward to seeing their contributions to our research portfolio and our students' education." 

Professor Martin Knight, Dean for Research at Queen Mary's Faculty of Science and Engineering said: "This investment in research-focused permanent academic posts is a testament to the faculty's commitment to excellence in research. These new researchers will join a vibrant and supportive community of scholars who are working on some of the most challenging and important problems facing the world today. I am confident that these new researchers will make significant contributions to our faculty's research portfolio and help us to achieve our ambitious growth plan." 

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