Lecturer in Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, July 19, 2019
Archive Date: 
Friday, August 16, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (visiting and non-tenure)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
The University of Queensland
Department Name: 
School of Mathematics and Physics
City: 
Brisbane
State/Province: 
QLD
Zip/Postal: 
4072
Country: 
Australia
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The School of Mathematics and Physics of the University of Queensland is seeking to appoint a talented astrophysicist for a 5-year research and teaching position. We are particular interested in further enhancing and expanding upon our existing research strengths in galactic astrophysics, observational and theoretical cosmology and astroparticle physics. However, applicants with an outstanding track record in any area of astrophysics are encouraged to apply. 

The appointee will have a demonstrated record of performing innovative, international quality research, and will have a vision for their future research direction.

This is a fixed-term appointment at Academic Level B for 5 years.  

Astrophysics is a rapidly growing research area at the University of Queensland.  The University of Queensland campus is located in a curve of the Brisbane River, just 2km south of the city centre, within easy reach of national parks and the glorious beaches of the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast.

Applications are particularly encouraged from women. 

The University of Queensland is a family-friendly workplace and offers a number of flexible work options to help staff balance their responsibilities at work and at home. Further information can be found here https://staff.uq.edu.au/information-and-services/human-resources/diversity

NOTE: The UQ due date for applications is 12pm Brisbane time on the 17th of August so please get your applications in by then if possible.  You only need to send the names of refereees, we will contact them if you are shortlisted. UQ is currently also advertising two postdoctoral positions in cosmology that can be found in the postdoc job category of the AAS job register.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$65953.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$78319.00 (USD)
Compensation Notes: 
You receive 17% superannuation (pension) in addition to the salary
Included Benefits: 

You receive 17% superannuation (pension) in addition to the salary, bringing the total package to between US$77,165 and US$91,633 per annum. 

Application Deadline: 
Saturday, August 17, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Saturday, August 17, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Holger Baumgardt
Title: 
A/Prof.
Institution/Company: 
The University of Queensland
Department Name: 
School of Mathematics and Physics
City: 
Brisbane
State/Province: 
Queensland
Zip/Postal Code: 
4072
Country: 
Australia
Email: 
h.baumgardt@uq.edu.au
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Holger Baumgardt
Email: 
h.baumgardt@uq.edu.au