Research Fellow in Cosmology Ref 10864
Post Title: Research Fellow in Cosmology
School/department: Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Hours: full time considered up to a maximum of 1.0 FTE
Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: fixed term until 31 March 2026 (36 months)
Salary: starting at £36,333 to £43,155 per annum, pro rata if part time current salary scales can be found here
Placed on:3 April 2023
Closing date:10 May 2023 Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: to be confirmed
Expected start date: negotiable between 1 April 2023 and 1 October 2023
We invite applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellowships 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, CMB-S4 and/or LiteBird. However, outstanding applications will be considered in any relevant area of cosmology.
This position is one of seven funded by the Science Technology Facilities Council (STFC) under the Astronomy Centre’s consolidated grant. The Astronomy Centre has an outstanding combination of theoretical, numerical and observational expertise, focused on extragalactic science and cosmology (see http://astronomy.sussex.ac.uk). You will automatically be considered for one of the similar vacant positions in the Department of Physics and Astronomy if you meet the person specification selection criteria.
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 or 3 referees.
The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and Black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) at Sussex.
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The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK.
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