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University Lectureship in Geophysics, University of Cambridge

We invite applications from those whose research bears on any aspect of field, laboratory-based or computational Geophysics, including marine geophysics, seismology, gravity, tectonics and geodynamics, and in the application of physics to other fields of the Earth Sciences. The Department has a strong tradition of broad-based interactive teaching and research across these and other disciplines.

The person appointed will be expected to contribute to the Department's undergraduate teaching at various levels, and to take part in field teaching.  At elementary level they may be asked to help with teaching outside their field of specialisation.  We welcome applications from persons with degrees in Earth Sciences, Physics, or Mathematics.

The person appointed will be expected to contribute to the research activity of the Department, to supervise research students and actively to seek external funds to support their research.  The Department assists new academic staff as much as possible to establish their research in Cambridge.

Please contact the Administrator (">) for further particulars and information about current research in the Department.

The appointment will be made at an appropriate point on the scale for University Lecturers (£36,715 to £46,510 a year) and will be for a probationary period of five years with appointment to the retiring age thereafter, subject to satisfactory performance.

Applications consisting of a full curriculum vitae, list of publications, a 1,000 word statement of research interests and future plans, and the names and contact details of three academic referees, should reach the Administrator (">) no later than Wednesday 26 May, 2010.

The application should also be accompanied by a completed form PD18 (Parts I and III, available from

Candidates are also requested to ask their referees to write direct to the Administrator by Wednesday 26 May, 2010  (">).

Interviews will be held in the week of 28 June to 2 July 2010.

See also our website Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EQ, UK.

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