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Lectureship in Experimental Particle Physics - QMUL11902

Department: School of Physics & Astronomy
Salary: £40,182 - £48,150 (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL11902
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 08-Mar-2018
Closing date: 08-Apr-2018

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Queen Mary University of London, is a leading university in the UK, with a breadth of excellence across Science and Engineering, Medicine, and Humanities and Social Sciences.

The School of Physics and Astronomy maintains a tradition of outstanding research in ground-breaking fields. Research in the School is internationally excellent, with academic and research staff and students working in dedicated Research Centres in Experimental Particle Physics, Astrophysics, Theoretical Physics and Condensed Matter Physics.

Post Information and Requirements

The School is seeking to appoint a new Lecturer in Experimental Particle Physics within the Particle Physics Research Centre (PPRC). The successful candidate will be expected to make major contributions to the ATLAS upgrade ITk group. They will also have already shown outstanding research achievements or potential, consistent with their current career position, and be experienced in working in forefront international particle physics collaborations.

The main current activities of the PPRC are the operation and data analysis of the ATLAS, ICECUBE, MoEDAL, SNO+ and T2K ,  and preparations for the Hyper-Kamiokande experiment and ATLAS tracker and trigger upgrades.

The candidate will also contribute to the delivery of high-quality teaching at undergraduate/graduate level, scholarship and administration within the School. Potential and/or ability to communicate science to non-specialist audiences and potential students in outreach work is expected. Potential or proven ability to secure research funding would be an advantage.

This position will provide the successful candidate with an exceptional opportunity to become part of a highly active Research Centre focused on fertile and vibrant areas of experimental particle physics. The lectureship is full-time and permanent. The successful applicant is anticipated to start in October 2018. The salary range would be from £40,865 to £48,150 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

General enquiries about PPRC should be addressed to the Director, Prof. F. Di Lodovico at Informal inquiries about the ATLAS upgrade effort should be addressed to Dr. Adrian Bevan at and about the ATLAS effort to Dr. Eram Rizvi at

General information about the School can be found at and about the Particle Physics Research Centre at Further details and an application form can be found at

To apply, please click on the link below. Enquiries on the application procedures can be addressed to Ms. J. Vaca Ortiz

The closing date for applications is 8th April 2018.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

The School of Physics and Astronomy are proud to hold IoP JUNO Champion status and Athena SWAN silver status and have a number of supportive policies in place to facilitate a diverse and inclusive working environment within the school (see for details).   The University holds an Athena SWAN silver award. We strongly encourage applications from women and under-represented groups.

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