Lecturer in Gravity

The University of Southampton

Applications are invited for a Lectureship in Gravity to start on 1st October 2023 or as soon as possible afterwards.  

About you  

The successful candidate will have a track record of excellent research and the potential to lead research at an international level in the areas of gravitational-wave data analysis, ideally including aspects of artificial intelligence and machine learning. Consideration will also be given to exceptional candidates working in other areas compatible with the existing research interests of the Gravity Group. 

 About Us  

 The Gravity Group at Southampton (part of the Division of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics) offers a welcoming, stimulating and active research environment, mainly focused on aspects of gravitational-wave astronomy.  

 Further information about Mathematics at Southampton can be found at http://www.soton.ac.uk/maths/  The Gravity and String Theory Groups in Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics form parts of the Southampton Theory Astrophysics and Gravity (STAG) Research Centre https://www.southampton.ac.uk/stag 

 Informal enquiries can be made at any time to Head of the Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics Division, Prof Nils Andersson, [email protected]  

What we can offer you 

 The School of Mathematical Sciences is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusions, and holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community, regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability or sexual orientation, and will give due consideration to applicants seeking flexible working patterns and to those who have taken a career break. The University has a generous maternity policy and onsite childcare facilities and offers a range of benefits designed to help maintain and support employees’ well-being and work-life balance. The University of Southampton is committed to sustainability and being a globally responsible university and has been awarded the Platinum EcoAward.  

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Application Procedure 

The application deadline is midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need assistance, call Recruitment on  +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email [email protected] . Quote the advert reference on all correspondence. 

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