Friday, May 13, 2016

Permanent Lectureship, University of Hull, UK

Lecturer in Physics
Reference: FS0241
Campus: Hull
Faculty/Area: Faculty of Science and Engineering
Department: Physics and Mathematics
Salary: £32,600 to £46,414 per annum
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: Sunday 29 May 2016
The Department of Physics & Mathematics, Faculty of Science and Engineering at the University of Hull is seeking applications for a teaching focussed permanent lectureship (Assistant Professor), as part of its ambitious plans to deliver a refreshed physics undergraduate curriculum, which develops hands-on active learning and better student engagement. Founded in 1927, The University of Hull is one of the oldest in the UK, with a picturesque red-brick campus and state of the art teaching facilities. Physics at Hull has expanded enormously over recent years whilst maintaining outstanding student satisfaction, 100% overall in the 2015 National Student Survey. The added value of Hull physics degrees is also among the best in the country. Research is thriving in the department with the recent establishment of the E. A. Milne Centre for Astrophysics and the forthcoming G. W. Gray Centre for Advanced Materials.

We are seeking candidates who are committed to enhance student learning by their excellent and innovative teaching and leadership of departmental teaching initiatives.  The successful candidate will have a PhD in physics and a general knowledge across the undergraduate curriculum as well as specialised knowledge in any area of physics. An interest in developing pedagogical projects to enhance student experience is also required.

This is an extraordinary opportunity to engage with an exceptional student body, in an environment of excellent collegiality and with a clear career progression route. The University is investing heavily in student facilities, such as the £28 million refurbishment of the Brynmor Jones library.

The new lectureship is available from August 2016. To discuss this role informally, please contact Professor Mary O’Neill, Head of the Department, T 01482 465246, E

You can learn more about this position and apply online at Band 7 is an entry level grade whereas band 8 requires an extensive track record in teaching and scholarship. Only on-line applications are accepted.

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