Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Solar Physics - JRID41666

Submission Dates
Archive Date: 
February 29, 2012
Deadline to Apply for Job: 
March 9, 2012
Job Details
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution/Company Name: 
Queen Mary, University of London
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Submission Address for Resumes/CVs
Attention To: 
Recruitment Administrator
School of Physics and Astronomy
Street Address Line 1: 
Queen Mary, University of London
Street Address Line 2: 
Mile End Road
Zip/Postal Code: 
E1 4NS
United Kingdom
020 7882 5030
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Job Announcement Text: 

 The Astronomy Unit (AU) at Queen Mary University of London has a vacancy for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to work on the Leverhulme Trust Research Grant entitled “Advanced model of solar radio bursts via plasma kinetic simulation”.

The post is full time and fixed term, available from 1 March 2012 or as soon as possible thereafter until 28 February 2015 (36 months). It is funded by the Leverhulme Trust Research Grant. Starting salary will be in the range £30,500 (year 1), £32,173 (year 2), £33,944 (year 3) per annum inclusive of London Allowance. 

Informal enquiries should be addressed to the Leverhulme Grant Principal Investigator, Dr David Tsiklauri by email to or on +44 (0)20 7882 5898. Further details about the AU can be found at  Further details/application form can be found at  

Completed application forms, covering letter, CV (which should include the list of publications) and 3 academic references, quoting 12004/NL, should be returned to the Recruitment Administrator, School of Physics and Astronomy, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS, or by e-mail to The closing date for applications is 9 March 2012 by which ALL materials, including references, should be received. It is anticipated that interviews will be held during the week of 19-23 March 2012.

Included Benefits: 

Benefits include 30 days paid annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.