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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Chair in Materials and Biological Physics

University of Sheffield - Physics and Astronomy

Location: Sheffield
Salary: £42,149 to £60,022 Grade 8/9
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 21st September 2021
Closes: 19th October 2021
Job Ref: UOS030160

Faculty: Faculty of Science

Salary: Lecturer Grade 8:

£42,149 to £50,296 per annum. Potential to progress to £56,587.

Senior Lecturer Grade 9:

£53,348 to £60,022 per annum. Potential to progress to £69,557.

Chair will be on the Professorial pay scheme structure.

We are seeking to appoint either a Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Chair in Materials and Biological Physics in the Department of Physics and Astronomy. You will be an active researcher be able to deliver high quality teaching at university level and make a critical contribution to the University of Sheffield.

The Materials and Biological Physics Group studies a wide range of problems from understanding the fundamental physical principles that underpin life, to the practical applications of organic and hybrid organic/inorganic thin-films. The successful applicant will conduct experimental research that complements one or more of the activities within the group and more broadly across the university. Applications from researchers with expertise in energy materials, devices or systems or biological physics are particularly welcome.

You should have a PhD (or equivalent experience) in a relevant discipline and a track record of securing and managing substantial eternal research funding.

We are committed to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit the individual and University.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development. 

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

To find out what makes the University of Sheffield a remarkable place to work, watch this short film:, and follow @sheffielduni and @ShefUniJobs on Twitter for more information.

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