The Kavli Institute for Cosmology, University of Cambridge, (West Cambridge) is offering one senior research fellowship. The Kavli Institute Fellowship will be for five years, and is expected to become available from October 2014. Applicants must have a PhD in Astronomy or a related field, have 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 KICC website). The fellowship is 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 £37,382 - £47,314 pa. depending on experience plus superannuation benefit. A research allowance of £8,000 pa will be provided.
Full details of the application procedure are available in the URL link above where you will also find further particulars about the job.
Applications must be made via the on-line link. The names and contact details of three referees are a necessary part of the submission. Referees will be contacted automaticallly 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 hava ny query about your application, please email kaflifel(at)ast.cam.ac.uk
Further information on the kavli Institue 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 9th December 2013.
Limit of Tenure: 5 yrs
Start date: 1st October 2014 or later by negotiation
Please quote job reference LG01786