The Kavli Institute for Cosmology, Cambridge, is offering one senior research fellowship this year. The Kavli Institute Fellowship will be for five years, starting in October 2013. Applicants must have a PhD, at least three years postdoctoral experience by the start date of the Fellowship, and a proven track record of independent research relevant to the scientific theme of the Kavli Institute ‘The Universe at High Redshift’ (see www.ast.cam.ac.uk/kavli/). The Senior Fellowships are targeted at researchers (observers, instrumentalists or theorists) who have the potential to become leaders in their fields.
Salary will be on the same scale as University Lecturers, within the range £37,012 - £46,846 pa. depending on experience. A research allowance of £8,000 pa will be provided.
Full details of the application procedure is available at http://www.ast.cam.ac.uk/people/vacancies
Applications must be made via the on-line system accessible via the link above. The names and contact details of three referees are a necessary part of the submission. Referees will be contacted automatically following an application but applicants are strongly advised to prepare nominated referees for the need to provide references (in response to the online generated request) in good time. If you have any queries about your application, please email kavlifel(at)ast.cam.ac.uk
Further information on the Kavli Institute and the Fellowship can be obtained from Professor George Efstathiou email gpe(at)ast.cam.ac.uk.
The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
The closing date for applications is 10th December 2012