Assistant Professor in Gravitational Waves and/or Numerical Relativity, Nottingham, UK

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Deadline:  2022-03-17

Location:  Nottingham, UK

We are looking for an Assistant Professor to deliver high quality teaching and undertake original research of international excellence in Gravitational Physics in the School of Mathematical Sciences and the newly launched Nottingham Centre of Gravity (NCoG). NCoG brings together Nottingham’s internationally leading expertise in gravitational physics in the School of Mathematical Sciences and the School of Physics and Astronomy and the new post aims to expand and strengthen its research in Gravitational Waves and/or Numerical Relativity.

We believe that talented and inclusive teams deliver the highest quality research and are seeking applications from high quality candidates who enhance the diversity of our existing team. The School is committed to creating opportunities for people traditionally under-represented in Mathematical Sciences and strives to maintain an environment where people can be their authentic selves.

You will be able to carry out duties to the highest standard and to evidence how, through your experience, you will:

Plan and deliver high quality teaching on undergraduate and MSc modules in mathematics and mathematical physics.
Provide curriculum development within your own area of expertise and collaborate with colleagues to design courses and/or programmes.
Develop research proposals to attract funding from Research Councils or other sources.
Undertake original research to further the School’s ambitions in the study of gravitational waves, including gravitational wave modelling, data analysis and exploitation.
Contribute to the dissemination of research outputs at national/international conferences, workshops, and meetings
We are looking for a proactive, organised appointee who can evidence:

A PhD or equivalent in mathematics, physics or a related subject.
Excellent communication and organisational skills.
Good pedagogical skills required to teach a range of mathematics and mathematical physics modules.
Proven track-record in publishing research work of international quality in gravitation in areas related to gravitational waves.
This is a permanent post available from 01 September 2022. Hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours); however applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 21.75 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours. Job share arrangements may be considered. Many of our team have flexible working patterns so we’re open to discuss flexible working arrangements with you.

If it sounds like you would be a good fit, we look forward to hearing from you.

Interviews will take place at the beginning of May.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor John Barrett, email: John.Barrett[AT] Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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