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College of Science and Engineering
Department of Geology

Lecturer in Petrophysics

Salary Grad:e 8 - £37,768 to £46,414 per annum
Permanent contract
Ref: SEN00755

The University of Leicester is a world-leading institution, marked by a belief in the synergy of research and teaching. With over 23,000 students, including 4,300 from overseas, and 3,800 staff, including over 1,200 active researchers, we believe a university should empower, inspire and innovate. The University is entering an exciting new phase of development with an ambitious and transformative agenda for 2020 and beyond.

We wish to appoint an excellent researcher and teacher to the position of Lecturer in Petrophysics to enhance and to develop our petrophysical portfolio. Through our participation in the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) we provide worldwide support and expertise in the fields of downhole logging, core petrophysics and core–log integration. The department is a world-leader in innovative academic and industry-based petrophysical research and teaching.

You will join our internationally-recognised dynamic Department of Geology with an excellent academic record and high-quality, peer-reviewed, publications. You will demonstrate potential to develop novel petrophysical research, including the application of advanced numerical (statistical and / or inverse based) methods within a geological context, and be able to secure research funding.

You will deliver high-quality teaching, including practical classes and fieldwork at all levels and be able to demonstrate the ability to develop innovative teaching methods. A willingness to engage with the petrophysical community across industry and academia, and a strong commitment to both research and teaching are essential.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Professor Richard England on or 0116 252 3921. Further information about the Department is available from Gail Andrews, email:

The closing date for this post is midnight on 16 October 2016.

We anticipate that assessments will take place over two days, on 10 and 11 November 2016.

Click here and search on the reference number SEN00755 for more information and to apply.

posted: 30 August 2016     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.