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  • Find current job opportunities in the research group.

    Please see below for any currently advertised research positions. Specific open vacancies will be advertised here when they come available.

    Applying for an externally-funded independent Research Fellowship?

    We welcome enquiries from highly qualified candidates who are looking for a host department for a fellowship application, including for those funded by EPSRC, JSPSRoyal SocietyRoyal Academy of Engineering, Royal Society of Edinburgh, and The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851.

    Further details of the position and on how to apply 

    Closing Date: 17 February 2023

    Interview Date:  23 and 24 February 2023

  • View all our advertised PhD projects, funding information, and how to apply.

    We welcome applications from well-qualified candidates to study for a PhD.  We have  PhD projects available across our research activities, with topics ranging from materials physics to optoelectronic devices, and their applications including in biophotonics, sensors, and communications.

    View a list of all our advertised PhD projects  (opens in new tab)

    Further information on funding, and how to apply for a PhD at the University of St Andrews, is available on the School of Physics & Astronomy Postgraduate Research Courses page (opens in new tab)