[ASA] Reminder: Macquarie University - Lecturer in Radio Astronomy

Mark Wardle mark.wardle at mq.edu.au
Wed May 10 14:32:53 AEST 2017

Dear All
A reminder to bring this to the attention of suitable candidates — applications close just before midnight on Sunday (May 14).

Dear Colleagues,

We are seeking applications from outstanding early career astronomers working in any area of radio astronomy for a fixed-term lectureship in the Department of Physics and Astronomy. The Department has undergone rapid expansion over the last 5 years especially since the creation of the MQ Research Centre in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Astrophotonics, one of the largest and most active astronomy research groups in Australia. The Centre maintains strong links with CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science and the Australian Astronomical Observatory, both located nearby.

Essential Selection Criteria:
  • A relevant doctoral degree in physics or astronomy or substantial equivalent academic experience/accreditation and standing;
  • A demonstrated record of an ongoing original research program in radio astronomy and publication in international journals;
  • Capacity and/or demonstrated ability to perform quality teaching in astronomy and physics at university undergraduate level;
  • Capacity and/or demonstrated ability to attract and successfully supervise research students;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and interact effectively with students, staff, and the community;
  • Capacity and/or demonstrated ability to attract research funding;
  • Commitment to principles of diversity and equity.

Desirable Selection Criteria:
  • Engagement with research programs associated with the Murchison Widefield Array and/or the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder;
  • Potential synergies with the research interests of members of the Research Centre.

Salary: From $99,879 - $118,174 p.a. (Level B), plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading.

Appointment Type: Full-time, fixed-term for a period of 3 years.

Enquiries:  Prof Mark Wardle, mark.wardle at mq.edu.au<mailto:mark.wardle at mq.edu.au>

Applications Close: 14 May 2017 at 11.55pm, AEST. Applications must be submitted via the online system at the link provided below.

Macquarie University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. The Department of Physics and Astronomy is strongly committed to supporting diversity in the workplace and our efforts have been recognised by a Pleiades award from the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity in Astronomy chapter of the Astronomical Society of Australia. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians; people who identify as GLBTI; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Further information:
Full advertisement including application process: http://jobs.mq.edu.au/cw/en/job/500621/lecturer-in-radio-astronomy
MQAAAstro: http://www.astronomy.mq.edu.au<http://www.astronomy.mq.edu.au/>



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