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Lecturer in Mathematics and Physics - Astrophysics (Teaching and Research, permanent position)

University of Dundee
United Kingdom
Fecha inicio solicitud: 
Vie, 15/02/2019
Fecha límite solicitud: 
Mié, 20/03/2019


We are seeking to recruit an experienced academic to a joint position between Mathematics and Physics within the School of Science and Engineering at the University of Dundee. This is a full time permanent Teaching & Research position and depending on experience the appointment will be on the level of Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, or Reader (approximately equivalent to the assistant professor to professor range). We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and collegiate individual with a PhD in Astrophysics, Physics or Mathematics and an excellent research record who maintains, or develops, a vigorous, independent, theoretical or computational research programme. Both disciplines contribute to an active research cluster in Astrophysics within the School and we would particularly welcome applications from individuals who complement our existing research strengths in star formation, exoplanet systems, solar magnetohydrodynamics and scientific computing. We will also consider exceptional applications from other related Mathematical Physics research fields and encourage applications from holders of personal fellowships.

We deliver BSci and MSci degrees in Physics with Astrophysics, Mathematics and Astrophysics, Mathematics, and Physics. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute with high-quality teaching to these programmes.

Full details of the required criteria for the position can be found in the link below.

Please submit with your completed application form your full CV, a five year research plan, and a statement on your approach to teaching.

More information about the post may be obtained by contacting both Professor Gunnar Hornig ( and Professor David Keeble (

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of gender or ethnic group. As women and members of ethnic minorities are currently under-represented in posts at this level we particularly encourage applications from members of these groups. As a global University, we are interested in attracting candidates working in all parts of the world and can offer relocation support.

Closing date for receipt of applications: Wednesday 20 March 2019