We invite applications from passionate and talented students and researchers, to explore potential openings within our group. Specific position and available opportunities will be posted on this page.

For more details, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Prof. Costantini.

We are hiring!!

1 PostDoc position available (March 2024)

2 PhD positions available (Jan 2024 and Oct 2024)

PhD positions

We have two fully funded 3.5 years PhD positions in the field of experimental nanoscience at surfaces and molecular imaging of conjugated polymers.

The projects are also advertised on FindAPhD (Project 1, Project 2) and www.jobs.ac.uk (Project 1, Project 2).

If you are enthusiastic about embarking on a doctoral project within our team, we encourage you to reach out to Prof. Costantini. Your application should include your CV, a cover letter, and the contact information of two academic referees familiar with your work who can provide references.

The University and external funding agencies offer various scholarships to support graduate studies. For example, for Chinese nationals can apply to the China Scholarship Scheme which, at the University of Birmingham is managed through the CSC-University of Birmingham PhD Scholarship scheme.

Postdoctoral positions

We have an opening for a 2.5 year PostDoc position (with options to extend) in the field of experimental nanoscience at surfaces.

We are looking for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with an excellent research profile in the area of experimental surface science and/or molecular systems at surfaces. More details about the position and the application procedure can be found here and on jobs.ac.uk.


Information regarding postdoctoral positions within the Costantini Group will be posted here, as well as on the University’s website and on www.jobs.ac.uk as they become available. If you are contemplating applying for your own financial support (e.g.  Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Postdoctoral Fellowships or Newton International Fellowships), we strongly recommend contacting Prof. Costantini beforehand. Please forward your curriculum vitae (CV) and a cover letter along with any queries or requests for information.


Summer Students

We can occasionally host dedicated and enthusiastic undergraduate students for about 10 weeks during the summer break.
To initiate the application process, please forward your CV to Prof. Costantini. Be aware that these placements require advance arrangement.


If you would like to learn more about our research and are interested in joining us, please don’t hesitate to get in touch!

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