University of Portsmouth
Faculty of Technology
Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation
Lecturer or Senior Lecturer
Closing date: 5th October 2012
A Lecturer or Senior Lecturer is required from 1st January 2013, or as soon as possible thereafter. The post is to enhance our programme of world-class research and high-quality teaching at the University of Portsmouth. The successful candidate will have an excellent research record, complementing the existing research interests and expertise of ICG staff in cosmology and astrophysics. They will be expected to develop new research opportunities and be able to attract external funding to support them. Holders of personal research fellowships are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will participate in the delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate units across a range of subjects in mathematics and physics.
The ICG consists of 11 academic staff, 14 postdoctoral researchers and 18 PhD students, and is a member of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS-III), the Dark Energy Survey, the UK Low Frequency Array (LOFAR:UK) and the UK National Cosmology Supercomputer Consortium (COSMOS). We have major roles in many other international collaborations (including GAMA, SERVS, and ESA’s Euclid satellite mission) and have an active international visitors programme. The University of Portsmouth is a member of the South-East Physics Network (SEPnet) and hosts the 1000-core SEPnet-ASTRO supercomputer (SCIAMA). More information is available at http://www.icg.port.ac.uk/
Applications (an application form, CV, research statement and names of 3 referees) should be sent by email to jobs[AT]port.ac.uk and copied to icg-admin[AT]port.ac.uk. Late applications may be considered until the post has been filled.
To find out more about the University of Portsmouth and this role, visit http://www.port.ac.uk/vacancies and apply on-line. Alternatively telephone 023 9284 3421. Please quote the reference number on all communications.
All applications for this position will be processed and conducted in compliance with UK legislation relevant at that time.