Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Physics

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
£35,844 - £51,034
Jun 25, 2020
End of advertisement period
Jul 26, 2020
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Full Time

Working within the Department of Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering, you will provide expertise in an area of Physics to further enhance research, teaching and entrepreneurial activities. This will include designing, developing and delivering high-quality teaching activities, undertaking individual and joint research to produce high-quality academic outputs, and participating in external activity to generate income and promote the subject.

The Department has particular strengths in four core research areas: Renewable Energy Technologies & Materials, Electrical Power & Control Systems, Photonics & Communications (including Optical Communications) and Smart Materials & Surfaces.

We are particularly interested in hearing from candidates with strengths in any of the following areas: materials for renewable energy generation and storage, low carbon energies and energy systems, optics/photonics in relation to device design or communication channels, or smart materials in relation to photovoltaics, though we will consider high-quality applications in any relevant area.

You must hold a first degree and be qualified to Doctoral level in a relevant discipline and have subject expertise in Physics with specialist knowledge gained through research activity, professional practice or consultancy. Proven ability to deliver high-quality research-led teaching within an appropriate field and a strong publication profile are essential.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, please contact Dr. Wai Pang Ng, Deputy Head of Department: or Professor James McLaughlin, Director of Research

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now', and submit a Covering Letter and your CV, including a full list of publications where relevant and any documents specifically requested in the Role Description and Person Specification, such as a sample of written work or journal article. 

The University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff.  We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

Please note this vacancy will close on 26/07/2020