Lectureship in Ceramics

Imperial College London - Department of Materials, Faculty of Engineering

Campus: South Kensington and White City

The Department of Materials wishes to appoint a new colleague to join its academic staff. The appointed academic will be supported in their development of an internationally leading experimental research programme in ceramic materials, more specifically relating properties to processing via microstructure.

The appointee will join a vibrant and exciting Materials department that enjoys an ethos of collaboration and is recognised as world leading with strong international links. He or she will be expected to attract and supervise high-quality PhD students, supervise postdoctoral research staff, publish papers in leading peer-reviewed journals, disseminate research findings at international conferences, seek and obtain external research funding, and contribute to the Department’s outstanding undergraduate and Master’s teaching programmes. The appointee will be expected to interact with scientists and engineers from other departments across Imperial, as well as develop external collaborations both nationally and internationally.

We invite applications from exceptional candidates with demonstrable expertise in ceramics, with complementary research interests to our existing activities. Applicants should hold a PhD (or equivalent) in the physical sciences, engineering, or a related discipline, as well as substantial, relevant postdoctoral experience. The appointee will have (or have demonstrated a strong potential to develop) an international reputation, an outstanding publication record, evidence of securing research funding and experience of teaching undergraduate students.

Imperial College is committed to building a supportive, inclusive and highly motivated staff community which is reflected in the Department of Materials as well as the College receiving Silver Athena Swan awards. We support our staff in their work life balance with a range of benefits, full details of which are available at http://www.imperial.ac.uk/job-applicants/staff-benefits/

The post is permanent, available immediately and will initially be based at the South Kensington Campus.

The details of the departmental research activities may be found at www.imperial.ac.uk/materials. Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Peter Haynes, Head of the Department of Materials, (p.haynes@imperial.ac.uk).

You can find details of salary, terms & conditions, including contract type/duration, benefits, etc.

Closing date: 17 November 2017 (midnight GMT)

Imperial Expectations guide the behaviour of all our staff.

Our preferred method of application is online via our website at the following link: www.imperial.ac.uk/job-applicants  (select “Job Search” and select or search under ‘Lecturer’. Please complete and upload an application form as directed and submit any other relevant supporting documents such as your full CV.

Further guidance may be sought from Mrs Darakshan Khan (d.khan@imperial.ac.uk).

Committed to equality and valuing diversity, we are also an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and are working in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

The College is a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions, we evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal impact factor where it is published. For more information, see https://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-evaluation/

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