College of Engineering, Mathematics & Physical Sciences
The above full time, permanent post is available from 1 January 2020.
Summary of the role/position
You will contribute to extending the research profile of Mathematics at Exeter, particularly in areas related or complementary to Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics and Atmosphere-Ocean Dynamics. You will have knowledge and experience in the theory and/or numerical modelling of the large scale circulation of Earth and other planets, and will be able to advance and communicate knowledge in those fields.
The post will involve conducting state-of-the-art research in the circulation of planetary atmospheres and/or oceans, with particular but not exclusive reference to Earth. The post will require working in a multidisciplinary research environment, active development of research funding proposals, teaching at the undergraduate level and supervision of postgraduate students. The successful candidate will contribute to the growth and excellence of the Centre for Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics.
You will have:
- A PhD or equivalent in Mathematics, a theoretical physical science, or equivalent
- An independent, internationally-recognised research activity in a relevant field of research
- A strong record in attracting funding for research, or will demonstrate potential to attract such funding
- An active approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research
- Enthusiasm for delivering high quality undergraduate teaching
- Involvement in projects which develop impact
You can view the Job Description and Person Specification document here.
The University of Exeter
We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.
Our research income in recent years means we're fastest growing UK Research University and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. 98% of our research is international quality (2014 Research Excellence Framework) and we encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students.
With over 22,000 students and 5,500 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment in which to work. We are an equal opportunity employer, a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.
We offer some fantastic benefits including:
- 41 days leave per year
- options for flexible working
- numerous discounts at leading retailers
- onsite gyms on all of our campus' and a cycle to work scheme
- sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
- stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England
- Please contact Prof. Geoffrey Vallis G.Vallis@exeter.ac.uk or 01392 725710.
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