Departmental Lecturer in Mathematical Physics

Mathematical Institute

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University of Oxford, Oxford, UK


  • Posted on: 22nd Nov 2021
  • Salary: Grade 8: £42,149 - £50,296 per annum (with discretionary range to £54,943 per annum)
  • REF: 154658
  • Closes: 06th December 2021
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

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Departmental Lecturer in Mathematical Physics

Mathematical Institute, Andrew Wiles Building, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford

Grade 8: £42,149 – £50,296 per annum (with discretionary range to £54,943 per annum)

The Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, is seeking to appoint a Departmental Lecturer to join its thriving Mathematical Physics group. The appointment is full time, and available for a fixed period of three years, starting from 1st October 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.

As Departmental Lecturer, you will play a key role in contributing to the teaching and administration associated with Mathematical Physics, whilst also having the opportunity to engage in advanced study and academic research in the discipline. Most of the teaching and supervision required will be for graduate programmes, but some undergraduate teaching may also be required.

With a doctorate in mathematics, physics or a related discipline, the successful candidate will demonstrate an aptitude for teaching, and the ability to lecture topics in mathematical physics at an appropriate level and in a stimulating and engaging manner. They will also be able to show evidence of an excellent publication record in accordance with career status (including high-quality papers in the last three years); the ability to devise and carry out an independent programme of research, and sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to carry out high-quality research and supervise research projects, together with experience and competence in administration.

We proudly hold a Race Equality Charter Bronze Award and a departmental Athena SWAN Silver Award, which guide our progress towards advancing racial and gender equality. As part of our commitment to openness, inclusivity and transparency, we would particularly welcome applications from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented in positions of this type at Oxford.

Please direct informal enquiries to the Recruitment Coordinator at the email address given below,quoting vacancy reference 154658.

Applicants will be selected for interview purely based on their ability to satisfy the selection criteria as outlined in full in the job description. You will be required to upload a statement setting out how you meet the selection criteria, a curriculum vitae including full list of publications, details of teaching experience, a statement of research interests and the contact details of three referees as part of your online application. (NOTE: Applicants are responsible for contacting their referees and making sure that their letters are received by the closing date).

Only applications received before 12.00 noon on Monday 6th December 2021 can be considered.

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The Recruitment Coordinator

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Contact Phone :

01865 273518

Closing Date & Time :

06-Dec-2021 12:00

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