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Tata Steel Professorship of Metallurgy

The Board of Electors to the Tata Steel Professorship of Metallurgy invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the field of the Professorship to take up appointment on 1 October 2023 or as soon as possible.

Candidates will have an outstanding research record of international leadership in the field of metallurgy. The candidate's areas of interest may include, but not be limited to, ferrous metals with the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to build on current strengths in maintaining and developing a leading research presence. They will hold a PhD or equivalent postgraduate qualification.

Standard professorial duties include teaching and research, examining, supervision and administration. The Professor will be based in Cambridge. A competitive salary will be offered.

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Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae and a publications list, along with details of three referees should be made online no later than 20 April 2023.

Informal enquiries may be directed to the Office of the Heads of Department, (Professors Jason Robinson, Ruth Cameron, and James Elliott, Joint Heads of the Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy).

Please quote reference LJ35052 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

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