Job Opening — Lectureship in Planetary Science at the Open University, UK

I would like to draw your attention to a permanent academic position (Lecturer in Planetary Science) that is currently being advertised in the School of Physical Sciences at the Open University, UK.

The post-holder will join enthusiastic teams in presenting and producing innovative learning resources across our curriculum in physics, astronomy and planetary science, and in interdisciplinary science.

In addition, the post-holder will undertake research in analytical laboratory-based planetary science that aligns with the strategic research priorities of the School of Physical Sciences. They will be expected to obtain external funding to support a programme of internationally competitive research (commensurate with the level of appointment) and to contribute to future UK Research Excellence Framework (REF) assessments.

The full summary of duties and person specification can be found within the Job Description that can be found here:

The closing date for application is 19 Apr 2021 at noon (UK time)

If you would like to discuss this role before applying, please email