Location: Christchurch, New Zealand
Lecturer in Theoretical Physics (Astroparticle Physics and Cosmology) at Christchurch
Applications are invited for a continuing position of Lecturer in Theoretical Physics.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. and post-doctoral or equivalent experience in an area of theoretical physics relating to particle physics, gravity and cosmology, or quantum field theory and quantum gravity, with demonstrated potential for excellent teaching and a record of high research productivity. The appointee will be required to teach and co-ordinate undergraduate courses in physics, to teach post-graduate courses in theoretical physics, to contribute to teaching in other core areas as appropriate, and to supervise research students. Research interests in cosmology or astroparticle physics which complement existing interests in the theoretical physics group would be advantageous.
The successful applicant should be able to inspire and motivate students and work within a collegial environment. The appointee will be expected to publish regularly in high-impact journals, to contribute to collaborative research, and to actively seek and obtain funding in support of research.
The University of Canterbury offers generous leave provisions, support for attendance at international conferences, and superannuation benefits. It also has excellent childcare, recreation and staff club facilities on campus.
Based in Christchurch, New Zealand, the University of Canterbury is known for its world class research, inspirational teaching, vibrant campus environment and diverse academic community. Located on the east coast of the South Island, Christchurch is a city of contrasts which embraces a cosmopolitan lifestyle and rich art and culture. Internationally famed “The Garden City”, Christchurch is the international gateway to the South Island and is a place where you are able to enjoy a healthy, active lifestyle amidst a natural environment world-renowned for its beauty.
Located on a picturesque campus, the University offers an extensive range of services and facilities including library and art collections, child-care centres, health centre, recreation centre, pharmacy, book shop and cafés. You’ll have opportunities to work alongside members of a world class, diverse academic community and enrich your own professional and personal development.
Enquiries of an academic nature may be made to Associate Professor David Wiltshire, at david.wiltshire[AT]canterbury.ac.nz . Further details about the Department of Physics and Astronomy can be found at http://www.phys.canterbury.ac.nz .
To apply on-line see Position 1088 at http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/hr/job_vacancies.shtml