Lecturer in Planetary Science

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, March 27, 2021
Archive Date: 
Saturday, May 8, 2021
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University College London
Department Name: 
Space and Climate Physics
Street Line 1: 
Mullard Space Science Laboratory
Street Line 2: 
Holmbury House
Street Line 3: 
Holmbury St Mary
City: 
Dorking
State/Province: 
Surrey
Zip/Postal: 
RH5 6NT
Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Mullard Space Science Laboratory, Department of Space and Climate Physics, University College London, invites applications for a permanent Lectureship position in the area of Planetary Science.

The successful applicant will be a member of the Planetary Science Group based at the Department’s primary site in Holmbury St. Mary, Surrey. They will pursue a vigorous research programme in one or more areas of Solar System Planetary Science. They will join an internationally-recognized group working on several solar system planetary bodies, including small bodies. Research topics include plasma interactions, planetary magnetospheres, ionospheres, and aurora, cometary science, and planetary surfaces, Current team members have leading and other key roles in several solar system missions, including the upcoming JUICE, Rosalind Franklin (ExoMars 2022), and Comet Interceptor projects.

The successful candidate is expected to enhance our research programme, through involvement in current and future missions, to develop new initiatives, and to attract external income. The position will also involve participation in the departmental teaching programme, including teaching at UCL’s main campus in central London, remotely at present but in-person when this can be resumed. It is expected that they will likely have research interests related to those already covered by academic members of staff in the group. Applications by those active in all fields of Solar System planetary science are welcome, particularly in, but not limited to, the areas of outer planets and their moons. UCL offers a range of staff benefits including a relocation scheme (https://www.ucl.ac.uk/human-resources/relocation-scheme).

Application should be completed on-line www.ucl,ac,uk/hr/jobs/The closing date is midnight 10 May 2021.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$57151.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$68198.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 

For staff benefits, please click on the URL below. 

Application Deadline: 
Monday, May 10, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
No Status Given (Opted Out)
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Suzanne Winter
Title: 
Departmental Operation Support Officer
Institution/Company: 
University College London
Department Name: 
Space and Climate Physics
Street Line 1: 
Mullard Space Science Laboratory
Street Line 2: 
Holmbury House
Street Line 3: 
Holmbury St Mary
City: 
Dorking
State/Province: 
Surey
Zip/Postal Code: 
RH5 6NT
Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Phone: 
+44 1483 204100
Email: 
s.winter@ucl.ac.uk
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
1875374
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Professor Geraint Jones
Subject: 
Lecturer in Planetary Science
Email: 
g.h.jones@ucl.ac.uk