Research Fellow in Theoretical and Numerical Astrophysics Ref 0562
School/department: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences / Department of Physics and Astronomy
Hours: Full-time or part-time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Fixed term for 24 months, with possible extension subject to funding
Placed on: 24 January 2019
Salary: Starting at £33,199 (or higher, depending on prior experience) and rising to £39,609 per annum, pro rata
Closing date: 18 March 2019. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: 02 April 2019
Expected start date: 01 October 2019 or earlier
Applications are invited for a Research Fellow at the University of Sussex in the field of theoretical and numerical astrophysics to work with Dr. Anastasia Fialkov.
Post-holders will be expected to work on topics aligned with the project “Traces of Primordial Star Formation in the 21-cm Signal” funded by the Royal Society including star/galaxy formation during cosmic dawn and reionization, the role of dark matter.
The successful applicant should have expertise in hydrodynamical simulations of star and/or galaxy formation. Experience with parallel computing, databases and statistics are highly desirable.
Please include a research statement (past achievements, current and future research plans, max. 5 pages) and publication list in your application and arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Please include a research statement (past achievements and research interests) in your application and arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be sent to email@example.com.
Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to firstname.lastname@example.org
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You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.