Positions as Senior Lecturer or Lecturer in Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering

The Faculty of Engineering and Environment at Northumbria University is passionate about the principles and applications of Science and Technology in all its forms and is committed to excellence in research, teaching and innovation.
Working within the Department of Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering, we seek to appoint excellent candidates who can enhance one or more of our departmental disciplines.


High-quality applications in any relevant area will be considered. In particular, the Department has distinct strengths in:

Mathematics of Complex and Nonlinear Phenomena

Applied Statistics

Solar Physics

and is especially keen to hire a strong mathematician or theoretical physicist in the areas compatible with current research directions in Mathematics.

You must hold a first degree and be qualified, or soon to be qualified, to Doctoral level in a relevant discipline, and have subject expertise with specialist knowledge gained through research activity, professional practice or consultancy. Proven ability to deliver high-quality research-led teaching within an appropriate field is essential. Membership (or eligibility for membership) of a relevant professional body is desirable.

The deadline for applications is 9 December 2018.

For informal enquiries about this post please contact Professor Gennady El, on +44 (0)191 227 3804 or gennady.el@northumbria.ac.uk, or Professor James McLaughlin, Director of Research, on +44 (0)191 227 3667 or james.a.mclaughlin@northumbria.ac.uk, or Dr Richard Binns, Head of Department, on +44 (0)191 227 3670 or richard.binns@northumbria.ac.uk.

For more information about the Department please visit their homepage at:

For full information and details on how to apply, please visit Northumbria University’s website at the following link: https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/work-for-us/job-vacancies/academic-478-lecturer-or-senior-lecturer .

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now', and submit a Covering Letter and your CV, including a full list of publications where relevant and any documents specifically requested in the Role Description and Person Specification, such as a sample of written work or journal article.

The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

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Northumbria University
Department of Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering, 2 Ellison Place
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
United Kingdom
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