Would you like to research semiconductor physics in a group with world class facilities?

PhDs in semiconductor physics

We are seeking PhD students to work on a variety of topics and projects, including novel semiconductor lasers, quantum dots and photonic crystals. Please see our research pages for details of our current activities.

Search for current PhD opportunities and be part of our world-leading research.

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Research associate positions

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Independent research fellowships in physics 

The University of Sheffield's Department of Physics and Astronomy is seeking applicants for long- and short-term research fellowships available in the UK (funded by UKRI, STFC or Royal Society).

Find out more about fellowship opportunities and how to apply on the University website

What next?

The majority of researchers in our group put their training and experience gained here to excellent use in their future careers in academia and industry.

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Current vacancies

Join the quantum technology revolution

Research Associate to work on telecom-wavelength quantum-dot single-photon sources