Free open Job in Wales Chair in Space Engineering at Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University – Institute of Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science

Job Description

To promote a flexible workforce, the University will consider applications from individuals seeking full time, part time, job share, or term time only working arrangements.

The Departments of Physics and Computer Science within IMPACS wish to appoint a joint Chair in the area of Space Engineering. The post-holder will be expected to provide academic leadership in Space Engineering Research, encompassing areas including x-ray instrumentation and detectors, robotics and materials, and to contribute to all areas of the Institute’s activities, including research, teaching, and administration but with the major focus on research. The post-holder will have an excellent research record compatible with the purpose of the post, and will be expected to undertake and encourage research of world leading quality.

The post is available immediately for the post-holder to start on 1st February 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. Prospective applicants may discuss the post informally with Professor Qiang Shen, Institute Director, Institute of Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science.(email:

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