UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
MATHEMATICAL, PHYSICAL AND LIFE SCIENCES DIVISION
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS
University Lectureship in Astrophysics
in association with Brasenose College
Grade 10a: Salary from £42,883 plus allowances
Applications are invited for a University Lectureship in Astrophysics. The post is permanent and full-time, tenable from 1 October 2013 and will be offered in conjunction with a Tutorial Fellowship at Brasenose College. The post will be based in the sub-department of Astrophysics within the Physics Department at the University of Oxford.
The combined University and College salary for this post will be on a scale from £42,883 p.a. plus allowances as set out in the further particulars.
The successful candidate will be expected to carry out high-quality research in areas related to radio astronomy and the Square Kilometre Array project, and to contribute to teaching in Physics, including lecturing, examining and graduate supervision, pastoral care of graduate students, and assistance with the administration. As a Fellow of Brasenose College, the successful candidate will carry out undergraduate tutorial teaching and participate in the administration and governance of the College.
Applicants should have a doctorate in Astrophysics or a closely-related discipline and have a track record of research associated with scientific and/or technical developments in radio astronomy with potential application to the Square Kilometre Array. The successful candidate should have an established record of research leadership, and be willing to work within a team. Proven academic distinction can be recognised by the University by the award of the title of Professor. Further particulars of this post can be found at http://www2.physics.ox.ac.uk/about-us/job-opportunities?filter=astro. Individual enquiries should be directed to Professor Roger Davies, email@example.com.
Applicants should submit a letter of application supported by a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and a list of publications by email in one pdf file to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting reference number DB13001 in the subject title. They should include the names of the three referees that they have asked to provide letters supporting their application to the same email address by the closing date (no more than two referees should be from the same institution and normally we would expect one letter from your current employer). The deadline for receipt of applications is April 15th, 2013.
Applications are encouraged from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.
The University is an Equal Opportunities Employer