UCL invites applications for a Lectureship in Exoplanetary Astrophysics from candidates with an excellent record of academic research and promise for future achievements. The successful candidate will be expected to enhance our research programme in Exoplanetary Astrophysics, to develop new research initiatives and to generate the external income to support them. Proven ability to raise funds for one's own research would be an advantage. The position will also involve participation in the Departmental teaching programme at undergraduate and graduate level. The post is available from June 1st 2013.
Essential requirements: We are seeking a candidate with a PhD in Physics or Astrophysics (or a closely related discipline) and a high profile in the field of exoplanetary astrophysics or planetary atmospheres. The Astrophysics Group in the Department of Physics & Astronomy at UCL comprises about 90 members of academic, research and support staff, of which 20 are academic staff members. Its research areas include exoplanetary astrophysics, atmospheric physics, instrumentation, massive stars, star formation, interstellar and circumstellar processes, astrochemistry, cosmology and galaxy formation and evolution. Group members have important roles in many international projects, including the proposed Exoplanet Characterisation Observatory (EChO), Herschel, Planck, e-MERLIN, the Dark Energy Survey, the James Webb Space Telescope and Euclid.
If you have any queries regarding the application process, these can be made via Mrs Kay Nakum firstname.lastname@example.org
Informal enquiries about the position can be made to the Head of the Astrophysics Group, Professor Mike Barlow email@example.com
, or to Dr Giovanna Tinetti firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications should be made online via this website: www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/jobs/
Please select Current employment opportunities at UCL, then enter the job reference number 1287899 into "Ref No". Please complete the application procedure as directed, also providing a CV with a list of publications, a statement of research interests and plans (3-page limit) and the names of three referees who the applicant should ask to email their letters of reference by the January 7th 2013 deadline to email@example.com
Salary: UK Pounds 39,818 to 46,972 per annum