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Lecturer - Physics

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University of Bristol

Job Title - Lecturer (Teaching and Scholarship) in the School of Physics
Job number - ACAD104097
Division/School - School of Physics
Contract type - Open Ended
Working pattern - Full time
Salary £37,345 – 42,036, £43,262 – 48,677 per annum

The School of Physics at the University of Bristol seeks to appoint a Lecturer whose primary role will be to deliver undergraduate teaching within the School, and to undertake pedagogic research.

This full time, open-ended post with a well-defined career pathway, is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the delivery of nationally leading practices for teaching, learning and assessment.

The School of Physics is strongly committed to excellence in teaching and student support.

You will be involved in a range of undergraduate teaching activities in the School, including small group tutorials, lectures, workshops, and support classes using a range of effective approaches.

Teaching will primarily be on units prepared by other members of staff, but there may be some opportunity to contribute to the preparation and development of units.

You will set and mark coursework, examinations and other assessment tasks.

As the postholder you will have excellent interpersonal, communication and team working skills.

You will demonstrate awareness of the academic and needs of undergraduate students. You will provide effective pastoral support to students, referring them on for further help and/or guidance as necessary, in conjunction with the student support and wellbeing teams.

An important part of your role will be to develop an awareness of pedagogical research, engage in some research relating to this, and to share innovative and effective teaching practices with colleagues as a member of the Physics Education Group.

Applicants should hold a good honours degree in Physics and a PhD in Physics (or other relevant subjects), and have significant experience of teaching in higher education.

Both the School and University are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive working environment as set out in our equality, diversity and inclusions pages.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities, especially from women and other groups currently under-represented in academic posts.

Please visit our web site at, enter the vacancy number ACAD104097 into the job search and follow the link to the on-line application process.

Further information on the University’s application process can be found at:

Please note the following:

Applications should include a cover letter and a statement of their teaching experience and their teaching philosophy. This statement should be no more than two A4 pages.

They should also include full resume (curriculum vitae).

A Selection Panel has been established to review all applications for this post and to conduct interviews of short-listed candidates.

Interviews will take place in the School of Physics.

Candidates may be invited to give both a research and teaching presentation prior to their formal interview, as part of the final selection process.

The closing date for applications is 23.59 on Sunday 4th August 2019.

Informal enquiries may be made to: Dr Andy Young,

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.

Status: Lecturer
Location: Bristol, UNITED KINGDOM
Advert Published: 11 Jul 2019
Expiry date: 4 Aug 2019
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