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Lecturer in Theoretical Physics/Applied Mathematics

University of the West of Scotland - School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences - Division of Physical Sciences

Location: Paisley
Salary: £37,467 to £44,706 per annum (AC2)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 1st September 2021
Closes: 11th October 2021
Job Ref: REQ001249

Paisley Campus

35 hours per week, Permanent

The School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of the West of Scotland is inviting applications for the position of Lecturer in Theoretical Physics/Applied Mathematics. The duties of the role are teaching and research, with a focus on teaching physics and mathematical physics. The post will be primarily based in Physics within the Division of Physical Sciences.

The role will be based on the Paisley Campus of the University of the West of Scotland. The postholder will contribute to the delivery of a new undergraduate Physics programme which is a joint venture between UWS and the Changchun University of Science and Technology (CUST) in China. The teaching on this joint programme will be online or in China, or a mixture of both modes.

The role will require effective contributions to teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, to research, and to academic administration. A successful track record of research and a good publication record will be advantageous. The research interests of the post holder may align with an existing area of research in the Division of Physical Sciences or may form a new area within the scope of theoretical physics/applied mathematics. We would also welcome applicants with an interest or track record in pedagogical research who would work closely with our new Learning Transformation team.

The University of the West of Scotland is committed to supporting personal development and providing an inclusive working environment.  It is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups. UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer. 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 (Head of Division of Physical Sciences) by email to John.F.Smith@uws.ac.uk or by telephone at (44) 0141 848 3652, or Dr. Gregory Morozov (Physics Programme Leader) by email to Gregory.Morozov@uws.ac.uk of by telephone to (44) 0141 848 3676.

Further information, including details of how to apply are available at jobs.uws.ac.uk

Interview date: Week commencing 25th October 2021

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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