Job Opportunity: Lecturer in Theoretical Plasma Physics and / or Space Science

Imperial College London – Department of Physics, Faculty of Natural Sciences
Closing Date: 5th December 2016 (midnight BST)

South Kensington Campus

The Space-Plasma-Climate (SPC) section is a newly-formed unit within the Department of Physics and draws together 29 academic staff from the Plasma, Space and Atmospheric and Astrophysics research groups. It has a diverse range of research interests including: high density plasmas; inertial confinement fusion; exoplanets and planet formation; MHD plasma modelling; fundamental plasma processes such as reconnection, turbulence and shocks; planetary plasma physics; experimental laboratory astrophysics, space instrumentation; and magnetic confinement fusion. Some significant and relevant roles within the section include: the MAGPIE Z-pinch experiment; the Institute for Shock Physics; major collaborations with AWE and LLNL; PI of the magnetometer investigation on the Solar Orbiter mission (launch 2018); and PI of the magnetometer investigation of the JUICE mission (launch 2022).

Informal enquiries should be directed to Professors Roland Smith (Head of the Plasma Physics Group: email: r.a.smith@imperial.ac.uk ), Michele Dougherty (PI, Cassini and JUICE, email: m.dougherty@imperial.ac.uk) or Tim Horbury (PI, Solar Orbiter, email: t.horbury@imperial.ac.uk).

Applications should be made by submitting the completed Lecturer (Clinical and Non-Clinical) application and Recruitment monitoring form, along with your full CV, to be sent via email to Ms Angela Kehoe, Senior HR Manager, Telephone: 00 44 (0) 20 7594 5653, e-mail: a.kehoe@imperial.ac.uk, quoting reference number NS2016208KL

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