The School of Physics at the University of Melbourne invites applications for 2 continuing (tenure track) positions within its Astrophysics group. These are offered at the levels of Lecturer (level B) and Senior Lecturer (level C). Preference will be given to applicants with research interests in theoretical cosmology and galaxy formation, however the positions are open to researchers in all areas of extragalactic astrophysics.
The School of Physics comprises some 23 tenured academic staff, 50 research-only staff, and more than 95 postgraduate students. The School has six research groups including Astrophysics, Theoretical Particle Physics, and Experimental Particle Physics, providing a vibrant collaborative environment. The Astrophysics group currently undertakes a broad range of theoretical, observational and computational research programs in topics including cosmology, gravitational lensing, and relativistic and particle astrophysics.
The University of Melbourne is regularly listed as the foremost University in Australia, and is situated in the city ranked by the Economist as the World’s most liveable.
Prospective candidates are encouraged to contact Professor Stuart Wyithe with requests for additional information. Applications should be submitted through the University of Melbourne web site at http://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/ (position numbers 0029784 and 0029785), where a detailed position description can be found. Submitted applications should address the listed selection criteria directly, and must include a CV, list of publications, Statement of Research Interests, and the names of three referees.