University of Newcastle, Australia – Faculty Position in Space Physics/Solar Physics

July 31, 2019, from David Pontin

The School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences at the University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia, invites applications for a faculty position (level B – lecturer) in computational or experimental Space Physics. Space Physics is an area of strength at the University of Newcastle, where the School’s four-digit code ‘Astronomical and Space Sciences’ was ranked 5 (well above world standard) in the latest Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) assessment. The group has historical strength in magnetospheric/ionospheric physics and space weather applications. This expertise has now been expanded into Solar Physics/Space Plasma Physics with the appointment of A/Prof David Pontin.

The successful candidate is expected to complement, collaborate, and strengthen Space Physics at the School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences. They will contribute to a dynamic, transdisciplinary and globally competitive research environment through research collaboration, securing external grant income, delivering high quality publication outcomes and attracting higher degree research students. The successful candidate will contribute to a lively, passionate and internationally recognised teaching environment through curriculum development, innovative course delivery and excellent student engagement.

Further details can be found at https://unewp.ascenderpay.com/ords/wss_unewp/WK8127$VAC.QueryView?P_VACANCY_REF_NO=4070

The closing date is 1st September. Formal enquiries about this position should be made to Prof Thomas Nann (Thomas.Nann@newcastle.edu.au). Informal enquiries can be made to David Pontin (d.i.pontin@dundee.ac.uk)

https://unewp.ascenderpay.com/ords/wss_unewp/WK8127$VAC.QueryView?P_VACANCY_REF_NO=4070


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