Mohammed VI Polytechnic University

IAP: Assistant Professor in Silicon Detector

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Department: UM6P Institute of Applied Physics

Location: Benguerir, Morocco

Position Type: Full-Time

About UM6P:

Mohammed VI Polytechnic University is an institution dedicated to research and innovation in Africa and aims to position itself among world-renowned universities in its fields The University is engaged in economic and human development and puts research and innovation at the forefront of African development. A mechanism that enables it to consolidate Morocco's frontline position in these fields in a unique partnership-based approach and boost skills training relevant for the future of Africa. Located in the municipality of Benguerir, in the very heart of Green City, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University aspires to leave its mark nationally, continentally, and globally.

Job Summary:

The Institute of Applied Physics at UM6P is seeking a highly qualified and motivated individual to join our faculty as an Assistant Professor specializing in Detectors Physics. This is a full-time and permanent position with responsibilities in research, teaching, and service.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct silicon or 2D Materials detector development research, focusing on low-temperature amplifier design, low-noise signal processing, and FPGA readout systems.
  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses related to semiconductor devices, analog electronics, signal processing, and FPGA-based systems.
  • Mentored graduate students in research projects, guiding silicon detector design, low-temperature electronics, and FPGA implementation.
  • Collaborate with industry partners and academic institutions on research projects related to silicon detector technology and FPGA-based readout systems.
  • Publish research findings in peer-reviewed journals and present at conferences to advance knowledge in the field.
  • Participate in departmental activities, including curriculum development, student advising, and academic committees.
  • Through continuous learning and professional development, you can stay updated on recent developments in silicon detector technology, low-temperature electronics, FPGA design, and related areas.
  • Contribute to the academic community through service activities, such as peer review, conference organization, and outreach initiatives.


  • A Ph.D. in Physics or a related field with a focus on Detectors Physics.
  • Demonstrated expertise and a strong research track record in Detectors Physics. 
  • Effective teaching skills and a commitment to fostering student learning.
  • Ability to secure research funding and a record of publishing in reputable journals. 
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to participate in departmental and university service.
  • Postdoctoral experience. Experience with cutting-edge detector technologies.
  • Ability to establish research collaborations with industry or national laboratories. 
  • Experience in curriculum development and innovative teaching methods.

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IAP: Assistant Professor in Silicon Detector
Lot 660, Hay Moulay Rachid Ben Guerir, Morocco Benguerir, Morocco
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