Lecturer in Astrophysics

University of Lincoln

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School of Mathematics and Physics



From £36,333
per annum

Permanent and full time at 1.0 FTE

Closing Date:  

Saturday 24 June 2023

Interview Date:  

See advert



Please note that interviews for this post will take place on both 24th and 25th of July.

The University of Lincoln opened the School of Mathematics and Physics in September 2014 as part of the College of Science. The school provides undergraduate and postgraduate education and conducts research in pure and applied mathematics, physics and astrophysics. The school is expanding its provision and is opening a new undergraduate Physics with Astrophysics degree from September 2023.

We are now seeking suitably qualified applicants for the post of Lecturer in Astrophysics to join our Astrophysics team.

The post holder will be expected to develop their own research and we are considering applicants with research interests in any aspect of astrophysics. Our successful candidate will be passionate about teaching and outreach, and will be prepared to deliver teaching in a range of modules offered by the school, including the Astrophysics modules of the new degree. The post holder will join a friendly community at the School of Mathematics and Physics and be part of our rising University, located at the heart of the historic city of Lincoln.

We are especially encouraging applications from groups underrepresented in STEM. Candidates with a career break are also encouraged to apply.

The University of Lincoln offers exciting career opportunities with the chance to grow and develop to reach your full potential. We also offer a wide range of staff benefits, including a generous annual leave allowance, progressive pay rates, access to discounts at popular stores and more. If you will need to relocate to Lincoln from within the UK or internationally for this opportunity, we understand how difficult this can be. We have dedicated support in place to make the process as simple for you as possible. 

If you would like to know more about this opportunity, please contact Prof Andrei Zvelindovsky, Head of School, at [email protected]  

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