Lecturer in Physics
University of the West of Scotland
Paisley, GB
33d ago

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Job title Lecturer in Physics Job reference REQ000628 Date posted 18 / 07 / 2018 Application closing date 31 / 08 / 2018 Location Paisley Salary £35,550 -

£42,418 per annum Job category / type Academic and Research Job description

School of Engineering and Computing

Fixed term 24 months, 35 hours per week

The School of Engineering and Computing at the University of the West of Scotland is inviting applications for the position of Lecturer in Physics.

The position is available for a fixed term of two years in the first instance. The main duties of the role are teaching and research.

Research will be conducted as part of the UWS Nuclear Physics Research Group.

The UWS Nuclear Physics Research Group has internationally recognized research programmes studying the structure and properties of exotic nuclei.

Our research is primarily conducted at large overseas facilities such as JYFL (Finland), Legnaro National Laboratory (Italy) and ISOLDE (CERN).

We were one of the founding members of the Scottish Universities Physics Alliance, SUPA, which is the pioneering research pooling initiative in physics in Scotland.

The role will require effective contributions to research, to teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and to academic administration.

A successful track record of research in experimental nuclear physics and a good publication record are essential. The post holder will contribute to nuclear-

physics research within the UWS group and will develop and lead new programmes of research. Research will be carried out at international nuclear-

physics facilities so a willingness to travel is essential. The role will be based on the Paisley Campus of the University of the West of Scotland

The University of the West of Scotland is committed to supporting personal development and providing an inclusive working environment.

  • UWS has the Athena SWAN Bronze Award, is a Disability Confident employer, and welcomes applications from under-represented groups;
  • as such, we particularly encourage applications supporting our diversity agenda.

    The West of Scotland has stunning countryside and coastlines for outdoor and family life. We are close to Glasgow, Scotland's largest city, with its rich heritage and vibrant cultural life.

    We are several minutes away from Glasgow International airport, which is located in Paisley.

    Informal enquiries about this post should be sent to

    Professor John F.Smith Email : John.F.Smith uws.ac.uk ,Tel : (44) 0141 848 3652

    For job description and person specification click here

    Interviews will be held Wednesday 19th September 2018

    UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.

    UWS is a "Disability Confident" employer.

    University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.

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