Two lectureships in Theoretical Physics, Cambridge, UK

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Deadline:  2018-01-08

Location:  Cambridge, UK

Applications are invited for two University Lectureships in Theoretical Physics to commence on 1 October 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. Appointments will be made at an appropriate point on the scale for University Lecturers and will be for a probationary period of five years with appointment to the retiring age thereafter, subject to satisfactory performance.

The successful candidates will have a PhD in Mathematics, Physics or equivalent and have an outstanding record of research in any area of theoretical physics which lies within the scope of our research portfolio, to be interpreted in the broadest sense. For more information about theoretical physics research in DAMTP please see: and .

Applicants will be expected to give undergraduate and Masters-level lectures (including in particular being able to contribute to the very popular theoretical physics courses within Part III Mathematics, see ), taking feedback from students and providing them with career or pastoral advice, and perform other usual departmental duties such as those associated with examinations. They will be expected to investigate new areas of research and funding opportunities, and submit grant applications. They will also be required to write papers for, publication attend conferences, network with national/international colleagues and give presentations.

In exceptional circumstances, it may be possible to offer a supplement to the salary range stated for these roles of up to GBP 10,000. Any such supplement would be awarded on the basis of a demonstrable history of exceptional achievement and is entirely at the discretion of the University.

To submit an application for these vacancies and for further information about these posts, please visit: This will route you to the University’s Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

You will need to upload a letter of application, a full curriculum vitae, a list of publications and one page of A4 detailing research interests and future plans. You should also include the contact details of three academic referees. Please ensure that your referees are contactable at any time during the selection process, and are made aware that they will be contacted by the Mathematics HR Office Administrator to request that they upload a reference for you to our Web Recruitment System; and please encourage them to do so promptly.

Informal enquiries about these posts may be made to LE13482[AT] .

Further general information regarding the Department can be found at:

Please quote reference LE13482 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
The deadline for applications is 8 January 2018.

The University of Cambridge values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. The Department would particularly welcome applications from women, since women are, and have historically been, underrepresented on our academic staff.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.