Lecturer in Physics (Education and Scholarship)

Updated: 9 days ago
Location: Exeter, ENGLAND
Deadline: 14 Sep 2017

Lecturer in Physics (Education and Scholarship)
from £34,520 to £42,418 on Grade F depending on skills, knowledge and experience
Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).

College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences

Department of Physics

This full-time post is available immediately on a 7 month fixed term basis

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group University in the top one percent of institutions globally. In the last few years we have invested strategically to deliver more than GBP 350 million worth of new facilities across our campuses.

Physics and Astronomy is a dynamic teaching and research centre based at the Streatham campus in Exeter. The department is housed within a large, dedicated building which has undergone a recent multi-million pound investment. Our research is organised into four strong, internationally competitive research groups: Electromagnetic and acoustic materials, Quantum systems and nanomaterials, Biomedical Physics and Astrophysics. 90% of our research is classified as world-leading or internationally excellent. We pride ourselves on providing an excellent student experience and are privileged to attract students and researchers of the highest calibre. We are ranked 10th in the UK for Physics & Astronomy in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017.

The College wishes to recruit a Lecturer (Education and Scholarship) to support the delivery of modules and tutorials at undergraduate level in Physics.

The post will involveteaching, namely giving lectures and/or tutorials for modules in the Physics degree programme (for example fundamental modules in classical and quantum physics), with the precise duties to be determined by the Director of Education, depending on areas of expertise and previous experience. The successful applicant will possess sufficient breadth or depth of specialist and core knowledge in the discipline, demonstrated by a PhD or equivalent in Physics to develop teaching programmes, and teach and support learning in this academic area. They will use a range of delivery techniques to enthuse and engage students. They will participate in and develop external networks, for example to contribute to student recruitment, secure student placements, facilitate outreach work, generate income, obtain consultancy projects, or build relationships for future activities.

The successful applicant will have evidence of excellent teaching identified by peer review and have made an impact at discipline level beyond their own teaching. Staff at this level are expected to work towards Fellow of the HEA status and to attend formal CPD relating to this.

The University offers some fantastic benefits including 41 days leave per year, options for flexible working, numerous discounts at leading retailers, an onsite gym, free yoga and pilates, a cycle to work scheme and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter.  If you are not currently in Exeter please have a look at our website (www.exeter.ac.uk/thesouthwest ) for some further information on what a beautiful part of the country we are based in.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click here.

For further information please contacte-mail E.Mariani@exeter.ac.uk or telephone 01392-724163.

Interviews are expected to take place late September.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer.  We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution.  Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce


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