1980 Junior Research Associate at the S.R.C. Daresbury Laboratories with the nuclear theory group.
1981-2 Research Associate in the Department of Theoretical Physics, in the Schuster Laboratory of the University of Manchester.
1983-4 Senior Research Associate at Daresbury Laboratories, part-time secretary of a Collaborative Computational Physics Project in Nuclear Physics.
1984-5 Consultant for Daresbury Laboratories.
1984-8 Lecturer in Information Technology in the Engineering Mathematics Department at Bristol University.
1988-95 Lecturer in the Physics Department at Surrey University.
1991 Sabbatical Leave at Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen University, Denmark (March-August).
1994-5 Visiting Associate Professor at Physics Department, Notre Dame University, South Bend, Indiana, on Sabbatical Leave from Surrey University.
1995-9 Promoted to Reader at Surrey University.
1999-2006 Promoted to Professor at Surrey University.
2006-2015 Visiting Professor at Surrey University.
2006- Theoretical Nuclear Physicist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Teaching & Administrative Responsibilities
1973 Teaching Assistantship at the Mathematics Department of Massey University
1978 Part-time tutor at the Auckland Technical Institute (14 weeks).
1978 Teaching Fellow for 1 term in the Physics Department at Auckland University.
1978-9 Temporary Junior Lectureship with Auckland Physics Dept.
1981 Tutor at the National Postgraduate Summer School in Nuclear Physics at Manchester.
1987 Visiting Senior Lecturer in the Departments of Physics and Computer Science at the University of Auckland (June-Aug).
1989-91 Subject Coordinator for Physics Subject Centre of the Computers in Teaching Initiative, supervising two part-time staff.
1991 Tutor at the National Postgraduate Summer School in Nuclear Physics at Surrey University.
1992-3 Coordinator of Refresher Course for first-year mathematics, with supervision of one short-term staff, with funding from the Dept. of Employment.
1994-5 Visiting Associate Professor at Physics Department, Notre Dame University, Indiana. Teaching introductory physics, and a postgraduate course in nuclear theory.
1997 Lecturer at Ninth Nuclear Physics Postgraduate Summer School, Nottingham.
2000-5 Examinations officer for the Department of Physics
2001-4 Director, Surrey Centre for Nuclear Physics. Managing the Marie Curie Training Host Site.
2002-5 Director, Centre for Nuclear and Radiation Physics. Managing the Nuclear Physics, Medical Physics, Imaging, and Ion-Beam Analysis groups.
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