Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Cosmology Ref 3958

School/department: School of Mathematics and Physical Sciences
Hours: full time, Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need)
Contract: fixed term until 31 March 2023
Reference: 3958
Salary: starting at £33,797 to £40,322 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 08 July 2020
Closing date:  06 August 2020.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: To be confirmed
Expected start date: 1 Oct 2020 or later by mutual agreement

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 and/or S4. 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.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Antony Lewis ( The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are underrepresented in academic posts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) at Sussex.

Download job description and person specification Ref 3958 [PDF 53.52KB]

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.

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.

Download our terms and conditions summary for Research Faculty Terms and Conditions [DOC 36.00KB]

You might also be interested in: