Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Cosmology

School/department: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Hours: full time
Contract: fixed term until 30 March 2020
Reference: 2671 
Salary: starting at £32,548 and rising to £38,833 per annum
Placed on: 27 October 2017
Closing date:  1 December 2017.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: 10 January 2018
Expected start date: 1 February 2018 - 1 October 2018

Job description

We invite applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Cosmology at the University of Sussex.  We are seeking a talented and creative cosmologist with demonstrably strong contributions to research at doctoral or post-doctoral level. Of particular interest are applicants to work with to work with Antony Lewis in the field of theoretical and numerical cosmology, esp. CMB and CMB lensing, and work related to Simons Observatory. However, outstanding applications will be considered in any relevant area of cosmology. 

Details of the current research of the cosmology group can be found at

Successful candidates will be expected to assist in the teaching and supervision of students within the group.

A CV, including publication list, and statement of research interests and skills should be included with your application. Candidates should also supply the names and email addresses of 2-3 referees.

Enquiries should be addressed to Antony Lewis (

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How to apply

Download our academic post application form [DOC 301.50KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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