Lecturer in Physics (Astronomy/Astrophysics) 2x posts

Job Summary

Tenure and Tenure-track Faculty Positions
Royal Holloway, University of London
Number of Positions Available
Work Arrangement

Job Description

The School of Engineering, Physical and Mathematical Sciences (EPMS) at Royal Holloway, University of London, comprises the Departments of Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Information Security, Mathematics and Physics. We are pleased to announce that the School is embarking on an ambitious period of expansion in data science, artificial intelligence, computing, information security, digital engineering and physical science. The Department of Physics has a record of outstanding research and hosts established research groups in dark matter searches and quantum technologies for fundamental physics, which bring together research groupings across particle physics, theoretical physics, nanotechnologies and ultra-low temperature physics, and have recently initiated a new research group in Gravitational Waves. 

We are seeking to appoint two lecturers in astronomy/astrophysics and particularly welcome applications from those with an interest in applying artificial intelligence tools to astronomy/astrophysics to establish new scientific directions in our research programme. Applicants should either have, or have the potential for producing, high quality publications and attracting significant research funding. Applicants will have a track record demonstrated excellence, or will show the potential for excellence, in delivering undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and the supervision of both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

The Department of Physics is committed to reducing gender inequality, as recognised by the award of Athena SWAN silver status and the renewal of Physics Juno Champion status in 2022, and strongly welcome applications from groups under-represented in academic posts.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact the Head of Department, Professor Stephen Gibson [email protected].

Compensation and Benefits

Included Benefits
  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

Application Details

Publication Start Date
2023 Mar 31
Application Deadline
2023 Apr 30
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Prof. Stephen Gibson