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Lecturer Below/ Above the Bar in Astronomy

National University of Ireland, Galway

Location: Galway - Ireland
Salary: €37,979 to €83,068
£33,778.56 to £73,880.76 converted salary*
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 9th May 2019
Closes: 18th June 2019
Job Ref: 008710

The School is seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates with a strong background in Astrophysics for the position of a lecturer above or below the bar. The successful candidate must have a proven ability to teach across many areas of our undergraduate physics programmes. The successful applicant will carry out their own research programmes in an area related to Astronomy aligned with the School's main research priorities. Preference will be given to those candidates who are considered well-placed to develop externally funded research contracts that leverage existing research strengths in the School. For consideration as a lecturer above the bar, a considerable impact of independent research achievements in Astronomy is expected.

Main duties

The post holder will deliver high-quality and research-led teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The post holder will contribute to the research record of the School through commitment to carrying out research leading to the publishing of work in high-quality journals. Moreover, the post holder will achieve recognisable outputs in the areas of teaching, research, and industrial collaboration, commensurate with School’s norms, contribute to the enhancement of the national and international profile of the School and achieve recognisable impact upon the academic, commercial, and professional communities.

Job duties

The post holder should have an established expertise and a proven portfolio of research in one or more of the following research fields:

  • Millimetre / Submillimetre / Far-infrared astronomy
  • Analysis and interpretation of data
  • Modelling of results obtained from observing at these wavelengths

The post holder will be expected to:

  • Contribute to the success of the School and University by the achievement of recognisable outputs in the areas of teaching, research, and industrial collaboration, commensurate with School norms;
  • Contribute to the enhancement of the national and international profile of the School and achieve recognisable impact upon the academic, commercial, and professional communities;
  • Contribute to the research portfolio and further development of the Centre for Astronomy.

The closing date for applications is 5pm (Irish Time) Tuesday, 18th June 2019.

Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Walter Gear, Dean of Science and Engineering, NUI Galway,  walter.gear@nuigalway.ie

Additional information on the School is available at: https://www.nuigalway.ie/physics/

Salary:

At Lecturer below the Bar level        

€37,979 - €58,944 (applicable to new entrants effective from January, 2011)

At Lecturer above the Bar level

€64,327 - €83,068

Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (Irish Time) Tuesday, 18th June 2019. It will not be possible to consider applications received after the closing date.

Garda vetting will apply.

Appointments will be conditional on work authorisation validation.

Further details are available at www.dbei.ie

For more information and Application Form please see website:  http://www.nuigalway.ie/about-us/jobs/ Applications should be submitted online.

Please note that appointment to posts advertised will be dependent upon University approval, together with the terms of the Employment Control Framework for the higher education sector.

National University of Ireland Galway is an equal opportunities employer.

   
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