Senior Academic Position, Reader/Professor in Computational Plasma Physics
Application closing date 29/04/2019
Salary Professor salary will be determined in accordance with the Professorial ranges as applied within the University
Job category/type Academic
As a School, we operate with sixty full time academics, fifty research fellows, one hundred postgraduate students and twenty-five support staff.
The School of Mathematics and Physics comprises three teaching divisions, each with a head of teaching; and seven Research Centres. There is a considerable crossover between these areas and the ethos of the School is one of excellence in research informing excellence in teaching.
We are seeking to fill a senior position in the Centre for Plasma Physics with an exceptional academic, able to demonstrate a record of outstanding, internationally recognised leadership in research and, at Professor level, a strong track record in securing major research funding and managing research projects.
As a senior member of the Academic staff in the School of Maths and Physics, you will lead computational research within the Centre for Plasma Physics (CPP) in areas complementing and supporting current activities within the Centre - which include research in laser-plasma interactions, high energy density physics, high-field science and laboratory astrophysics. You will also deliver and develop teaching and assessment activities within the School of Mathematics and Physics at undergraduate and postgraduate level, as well as participate in leadership roles within the School and University commensurate with the academic profile.