St Hilda's College

Stipendiary Lectureships in Physics

St Hilda’s College invites applications for up to three Stipendiary Lectureships in Physics from 1 October 2024. The Lecturers will be expected to provide a combined total of eleven hours of teaching in Physics (likely to be between two and six hours each) per week during term. plus associated duties. It is anticipated that one Lecturer will take the lead and hold responsibility for organising the teaching of Physics at St Hilda’s for the 2024/25 academic year.

Duties of the Post

- To provide a combined total of eleven contact hours’ tutorial teaching each week (between two and six hours per Lecturer) averaged across the eight weeks of each term to undergraduate students across the University who require tuition in Physics and, if required, to St Hilda’s undergraduates reading joint degrees with Physics.
*** To teach first-year (Prelim) and second-year (Part A) papers, setting and marking internal college exams and regularly monitoring and reporting on student progress
*** To teach one or two third-year papers (Part B)
(Details of papers for all years can be found on the Department of Physics website)

- To provide pastoral support to undergraduates reading Physics in the College by serving as Personal Tutor;

- To participate in the administration of Physics within the College, which will include, in collaboration, provision of revision tutorials and classes; playing a full role in admissions, including UCAS form grading and interviews; and assisting in the setting and marking of termly college examinations;

- To take part in activities related to Open Days and the College’s access schemes, which may fall outside of full term.

The salary for a two-hour post is £5,081 (point 1) to £5,389 (point 3) per annum pro rata (current rates) according to experience and qualifications, and membership of the USS pension scheme is offered. The salary for a 4-hour post is £10,162 to £10,777 on the same terms.

There is a research allowance (payable against receipts) of £300 per annum. The Lecturers will be entitled to five meals per week (either lunch or dinner) free of charge during Weeks 0 to 9 of each term, with additional out-of-term entitlements, for example during the admissions period. The Lecturers will have the use of a shared teaching room in College. They will be a member of the Senior Common Room at St Hilda’s College.

The closing date for applications and the last date for receipt of references is 12 noon on 24 June 2024.

Interviews are expected to take place in the week beginning 1 July.


Part time
Length of contract
One-year fixed-term contract
Application deadline
Monday 24 June 2024 / 12pm