Lecturer in Nuclear and Hadron Physics

University of Glassgow
April 10, 2024
Offerd Salary:£39,347 - £44,263
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Contract Type:fixed term for 2 yea
Working Time:Full time
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Lecturer in Nuclear and Hadron Physics

Job Purpose

To undertake research of international excellence and contribute to knowledge exchange activities in nuclear and hadron physics. You will play a prominent part in the Jefferson Lab physics exploitation programme, particularly in the analysis of data and phenomenology, and the development of novel data analysis methodologies. You will contribute to the preparation of the physics programme of future hadron physics facilities. You will also contribute to learning and teaching on agreed programmes and undertake administration and service activities in line with the School/College's strategic objectives.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

1. Develop and progress individual/joint research projects of international standard in nuclear and hadron physics and its applications, with the support of a mentor, as required.

2. Write up research findings/outcomes for publication in leading journals for dissemination as appropriate, identifying potential sources and contributing to funding applications as an individual or team member.

3. Contribute fully to developing and enhancing the research profile of the School/College, including establishing a track record of high-quality publications.

4. Contribute to the planning, organisation and delivery of teaching on undergraduate and/or postgraduate courses within the subject area in accordance with the subject's priorities including accepting responsibilities as course co-ordinator for one or more courses.

5. Contribute to the on-going development and design of the curriculum in a manner that supports a research-led and scholarly approach to student learning and assessment in the discipline and/or profession.

6. Participate fully in examination and other assessment processes, as appropriate, using a variety of methods and techniques and to provide effective, timely and appropriate feedback to students to support their learning.

7. Contribute to the development of theory and practice in the subject area.

8. Supervise individual student projects at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level, and to contribute to the supervision and training of postgraduate research students, as appropriate, to ensure their effective development.

9. Take on administrative or management roles within the subject/School as assigned by the Head of School.

10. Engage in continuing professional development activities as appropriate.

11. Undertake any other reasonable duties as required by the Head of School.

12. To contribute to the enhancement of the University's international profile in line with the University's Strategic Plan, World Changers Together

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Experience



A1 Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 12 PhD or equivalent professional and/or teaching experience in a similar or related role.

Knowledge & Skills


C1 Sufficient breadth and/or depth of knowledge in hadron physics, with particular emphasis on hadron spectroscopy, and of teaching methods and techniques to work within the subject area.

C2 Ability to communicate material of a specialist or highly technical nature and to be effective both orally and in writing at a level appropriate to the activity.

C3 Thorough knowledge and ability to apply policy, practice and procedures including broader University/sector/external e.g. commercial awareness.

C4 Up-to-date knowledge and specialist understanding in the field with an ability to engage the interest and enthusiasm of students to inspire learning and to provide pastoral care to students within the subject area.

C5 Ability to work on own initiative to contribute to the research and teaching activities within the subject area and wider School environment.

C6 Effective organisation skills to manage time and prioritise as appropriate research, teaching and administrative responsibilities.



E1 Experience of planning and progressing work activities within professional guidelines or organisational policy, applying initiative and independent judgement.

E2 Developing track record of research outputs compatible with enhancing the School's research profile in accordance with School objectives.

Terms and Conditions

Salary will be Grade 7, £39,347 - £44,263 per annum.

This post is full time and is fixed term for 2 years.

As part of Team UofG you will be a member of a world changing, inclusive community, which values ambition, excellence, integrity and curiosity.

As a valued member of our team, you can expect:

1 A warm welcoming and engaging organisational culture, where your talents are developed and nurtured, and success is celebrated and shared.

2 An excellent employment package with generous terms and conditions including 41 days of leave for full time staff, pension - pensions handbook https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/payandpensions/pensions/, benefits and discount packages.

3 A flexible approach to working.

4 A commitment to support your health and wellbeing, including a free 6-month UofG Sport membership for all new staff joining the University https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/staff/healthwellbeing/

We believe that we can only reach our full potential through the talents of all. Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our values. Applications are particularly welcome from across our communities and in particular people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented within the University. Read more on how the University promotes and embeds all aspects of equality and diversity within our community https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/humanresources/equalitydiversity/ .

We endorse the principles of Athena Swan https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/humanresources/equalitydiversity/athenaswan/ and hold bronze, silver and gold awards across the University.

We are investing in our organisation, and we will invest in you too. Please visit our website https: // www. gla.ac.uk/explore/jobs/ for more information.

Vacancy reference number: 138668

Closing date: 10th April 2024

Vacancy Ref : 138668 Close Date : 10-Apr-2024 23:45

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