Lecturer in Astronomy and Astrophysics - JRID41449

Submission Dates
Archive Date: 
February 29, 2012
Deadline to Apply for Job: 
February 29, 2012
Job Details
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution/Company Name: 
Macquarie University & Australian Astronomical Observatory
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Submission Address for Resumes/CVs
Attention To: 
Quentin Parker
Macquarie University
Contact Information For Inquiries About Job
Email Address for Inquiries: 
Job Announcement Text: 

Academic - Lecturer
Faculty of Science

• Outstanding early career opportunity in the field of astronomical research
• Innovative and supportive environment
We are seeking applications from outstanding early career astronomers from any area of astronomical research. Ideally candidates will have research strengths that complement those of the MQ astronomy, astrophysics and astrophotonics research group (MQ AAAstro) and the research activities of the AAO.

The successful candidate will share time equally between pursuing active astronomical research and undertaking appropriate teaching and other academic activities within the Physics and Astronomy Department at Macquarie University (MQ) and in supporting the observing and research activities of the Astronomy group at the Australian Astronomical Observatory.

This joint position offers excellent opportunities to develop strong collaborative research projects between MQ and the AAO.

For more information about the MQ AAAstro research centre see: www.physics.mq.edu.au/astronomy

For more information about the Australian Astronomical Observatory see: http://www.aao.gov.au/

For further details about this position and to view the selection criteria, please click here.

Candidates must address the selection criteria, in a separate document and upload with an up-to-date CV. Candidates should also include a one-page statement of ways in which they could contribute significantly to the activities and outputs of MQ AAAstro research centre and also how they would complement the research environment of the AAO.

Enquiries and information (Macquarie University): Professor Quentin Parker, phone +61 2 9850 891, e-mail quentin.parker@imq.edu.au

Enquiries and information (AAO): Professor Matthew Colless, phone +61 2 9372 4812, e-mail director@aao.gov.au

Appointment Type: Full-time, fixed term for a period of 4 years with the possibility of extension subject to funding and satisfactory performance. Probationary conditions may apply.

Level B Package: from $80,807 - $95,824 per annum, plus 17% employer’s superannuation and annual leave loading.

Level C Package: from $98,827 - $113,844 per annum, plus 17% employer’s superannuation and annual leave loading.

Applications Close: 10:59 pm Sunday, 19 February 2012

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTI; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system, http://www.physics.mq.edu.au/astronomy/jobs/
Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.


Included Benefits: 

No benefits information has been provided by the employer.