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Lecturer In Quantum Science, Physics

UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY - Sydney, NSW

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JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Opportunity to join the University of Sydney's Quantum Science Research Group
  • Located on the Camperdown Campus at the School of Physics
  • Full time, continuing position, offering a remuneration package of $128K - $152K p.a., including leave loading and a generous employer's contribution to superannuation
About the opportunity

The School of Physics at the University of Sydney is the leading physics department in the country. With access to supercomputers, modern laboratory facilities and observatories, locally, nationally and internationally, the School of Physics is the premier environment for physics education and research. Committed to creating a diverse workplace by improving equity, access and opportunity we aim to create an environment where individuality is welcomed and celebrated. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

The School of Physics is currently inviting applications for a continuing faculty position in quantum science. The successful applicant will establish a new research program in quantum science on topics that align with and complement the research directions currently pursued by the Quantum Science research group at Sydney. In addition, the successful applicant will conduct teaching activities and supervise postgraduate research students in physics.

To learn more about the School of Physics

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Lecturer in Quantum Science who possesses:
  • a PhD in Physics or closely related discipline
  • a demonstrated capacity to conduct research in quantum science, either theory or experimental
  • a demonstrated capacity to teach physics at University level, and to supervise PhD and other research students in quantum physics (either theoretical or experimental)
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • a track record of conducting research in quantum science both independently and collaboratively
  • the ability to engage as a member of the University community in committees, administrative duties, and governance at any or all of school, faculty, or University level as appropriate.
Experience in securing research funding and attracting research students will be highly regarded.

To apply for this position, please address the following questions in a cover letter and attach to your application:

What motivates you to apply for this role at the University of Sydney?

What is your most significant research achievement in quantum science? Please outline the impact of this achievement, and your role in it.

What are your research plans and ambitions for the next 5 years?

How have you demonstrated that you can collaborate on research in quantum science, and can work as part of a team?

In support of your application, please arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to by 19 May 2021.

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If you are a current employee of the University and would like to submit an application, please login into your Workday account. Navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard once logged into Workday and click on the USYD Find Jobs report to apply.

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

This position will close at 11:30 pm.

Closing time: Wednesday 19th May 2021

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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