Assistant Professor / Research Fellowship in Materials Science

  • Full Time
  • Durham
  • Posted 3 months ago

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Assistant Professor / Research Fellowship in Materials Science


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Offer DescriptionAssistant Professors (Research) at DurhamAssistant Professors (Research) are encouraged to focus on research but are also expected to engage in wider citizenship to enhance their own development, support their department and discipline, and contribute to the wider student experience.Academic colleagues are supported to publish excellent research in their area of interest with a focus on high quality outputs (including monographs and journal articles), rather than quantity. We aim to support your research needs, including practical help such as resources to attend conferences and to fund research activities, as well as a generous research leave policy and a designated mentor. Applicants must demonstrate research excellence in the broad field of materials science, with the ability to fully engage in the services, citizenship and values of the University. We strive to provide a working and teaching environment that is inclusive and welcoming and where everyone is treated fairly with dignity and respect. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate these key principles as part of the assessment process.This is a 5-year fixed-term post.The successful candidate will ideally be in post around October 2024, or soon thereafter.Key responsibilities:

  • Pursue research that is world-leading in terms of originality, significance and rigour, commensurate with the Department’s continuing emphasis on international excellence;
  • To be developing clear plans for the pursuit of suitable national and international funding opportunities to support research and end-user engagement;
  • Contribute to enhancing the quality of the research environment in the Department, the wider University and beyond through collaborative research activity;
  • Demonstrate a willingness to take contribute to the administrative work, citizenship and values of the Department;
  • To fully engage in and enhance the values of the Department;
  • To contribute to attracting and supervising research students, and to enhance the Department’s commitment to its vibrant and international postgraduate culture;
  • Carry out such other duties as specified by the Head of Department.

RequirementsAdditional InformationWork Location(s)Number of offers available 1 Company/Institute DURHAM UNIVERSITY Country United Kingdom City Durham, United Kingdom GeofieldWhere to apply WebsiteContact CityDurham, United KingdomSTATUS: EXPIRED

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Thu, 18 Apr 2024 07:43:08 GMT

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