Applications are invited for a University Lectureship in Astrophysics at the Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge. The research profile of the Institute spans an extensive range of theoretical and observational astrophysics, from exoplanet science through to cosmology. Applications are sought from candidates with a strong interest in any field of experimental, observational or theoretical research related to the study of exoplanets. Candidates are expected to have a record of excellence in research, a commitment to teaching astrophysics at advanced undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and a willingness to contribute to the future development of the Institute. Applicants must have a PhD in astronomy or a related field.
The position is to be filled from 1 October 2013. The appointment at University Lectureship level will be permanent subject to a probationary period of five years. The current salary scale is £37,012 to £46,846 p.a., depending on experience plus superannuation benefits. Further information about the Institute is available on the Institute website (see link above).
Informal inquiries may be addressed to the Director at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications should include a full curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a statement of research plans, names and contact details of three referees and a completed application form, CHRIS/6 (Parts I and III are required). Applications, as a pdf-file, should reach the Director's Office, Institute of Astronomy (by email to lectrec(at)ast.cam.ac.uk) no later than 31st January 2013.
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