[unav_all] Lecturer in Geophysics / Tectonics (University of Leeds)

Tim Wright t.wright at see.leeds.ac.uk
Wed Apr 1 09:41:06 MDT 2009

Apologies for any cross postings...

The position below would suit candidates engaged in research in active 
tectonic or volcanic processes.

Additional vacancies in other fields are also currently advertised. See 
http://www.see.leeds.ac.uk/vacancies/index.htm for further particulars.


Lecturer in Geophysics / Tectonics (fixed term - 3 years)

The Institute of Geophysics and Tectonics within the School of Earth and 
Environment, is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and self-motivated 
lecturer in the general area of Geophysics or Tectonics for a fixed-term 
position of three years. The successful applicant will be expected to:

     * teach in the geophysics programs of the School on undergraduate and 
MSc level, including geophysical fieldwork,
     * conduct independent and collaborative research in Geophysics or 
     * publish scientific papers,
     * co-supervise undergraduate and postgraduate (MSc and PhD) research 

The Institute has a strong international profile in a diverse range of 
geophysical disciplines including Geomagnetism, Geodynamics, Active 
Tectonics, Seismology, Satellite Geodesy, Applied Geophysics and Physical 
Volcanology. While the specific research interests of applicants can 
reflect any aspects of Geophysics or Tectonics, the ideal candidate will 
be engaged in research in active tectonic or volcanic processes and be 
able to pursue a vigorous research program in collaboration with existing 
researchers in these areas at Leeds 
(http://www.see.leeds.ac.uk/research/igt/),  Applicants must have a PhD in 
a relevant field of Geophysics / Tectonics and preferably appropriate 
postdoctoral experience in a university or research institute. Some 
teaching experience in Higher Education is desirable.

Anticipated start date 1st September 2009 or by mutual agreement.

Salary: Appointment grade: University Grade 7 (29704 - 35,469) or grade 8 
(36,532 - 43,622 p.a.), depending on experience.

Informal enquiries Prof Jurgen  Neuberg, School of Earth and Environment,

J.Neuberg at see.leeds.ac.uk;  tel. +44 (0)113 3436769.

To apply on line please visit http://www.leeds.ac.uk and click 'jobs'. 
Application packs are also available from Mrs P. Shepherd, School of Earth 
and Environment, E C Stoner Building, tel 0113 343 5201, email 
p.shepherd at see.leeds.ac.uk

Job ref 315124 Closing date 15th April 2009

The University is introducing a new reward framework which will facilitate 
the recruitment, retention and motivation of world class staff.

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