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Associate Professor of Engineering Science (Electrical Engineering – Digital Technologies)


Associate Professor (Tf-University): From £50,300 to £67,541 per annum plus additional benefits

Closing date

Jun 05, 2023 12:00PM


The Department of Engineering Science intends to appoint an Associate Professor of Engineering Science (Electrical Engineering – Digital Technologies) from 1 October 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate will work at the Department of Engineering Science (OX1 3PJ) and will be offered a Tutorial Fellowship at University College under arrangements described in the Job Description. The salary will be on a scale currently from £50,300-£67,541 per annum plus additional benefits as indicated in the Job Description. The appointment will be initially for five years at which point, upon completion of a successful review, the post-holder will be eligible for reappointment to the retiring age.


This appointment will add further strength to the Department’s internationally renowned portfolio of Electrical and Optoelectronic Engineering research. Our core research themes in Electrical and Optoelectronic Engineering are communications and electromagnetics, computer infrastructure, energy storage and energy systems, microelectronic circuits and systems, optical systems, photonics, power electronics, and quantum information and quantum technology systems.


Applications are welcomed in the broad area of Digital Technologies including, but not limited to, Internet of Things (IoT), System-on-chip (SoC) design, Application-Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs), Computer architectures, Computer networks and digital communications, and Hardware Accelerators (e.g., GPUs APU, DPU). 


Candidates should have wide experience in the applications of their subject to engineering problems and we welcome applications from candidates with teaching experience in appropriate topics in electrical engineering.  We also encourage applications from candidates enthusiastic to collaborate with our existing portfolio of Electrical Engineering research as well as our portfolio of research that cover other branches of engineering within the Department of Engineering Science 


The successful candidate will have a doctorate in the field of Electrical engineering or a cognate discipline, a proven research record of high quality at international level, significant future research potential, and the ability to attract external funding and develop an independent programme of research. They will have the ability to teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and have excellent interpersonal skills for undertaking tutorial teaching. Undergraduate teaching may include lectures and practical classes as well as the supervision of undergraduate design and project work.  


A job description, containing full details of the application procedure and duties, may be obtained below or by clicking ‘apply’. The job ref is: DF23UNI/164481. Please quote this in all correspondence.  The closing date for applications is 12:00 noon on Monday 5 June and interviews are expected to take place during week commencing 17 July or week commencing 24 July.


For queries about the post that are not answered in the job description, please contact the department on or telephone: +44 (0) 1865 273003.


Candidates who wish to speak to someone informally about the College post may contact Dr Andrew Bell, Senior Tutor of the College (


Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford. The Department is committed to equality and valuing diversity and holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting gender equality in academia.  The University is a Living Wage Employer, holds an Athena Swan Bronze Award, HR Excellence in Research and a Race Equality Charter Bronze Award and is a Stonewall Diversity Champion.  Our staff and students come from all over the world and we seek to create a friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged, through our EDI Committee, working groups and networks, for example, as well as a number of family friendly policies.

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Liz Drake

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