UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS
Beecroft Fellowship in Cosmology
Grade 7, £29,541 to £32,698 per annum
The Department of Physics invites applications for two Beecroft Fellowships in Cosmology. The successful candidates will be encouraged to develop a personal research programme in theoretical cosmology covering a broad range of research interests that include early universe physics, dark matter, dark energy and modified gravity, probes of large scale structure (including CMB, redshift surveys, weak lensing and intensity mapping), numerical modelling and data analysis. Candidates will be expected to collaborate with faculty members Dr J. Devriendt, Dr J. Dunkley, Prof. P. Ferreira, Prof. L. Miller and Prof. A. Slyz.
The appointment is for 3 years commencing in 1 October 2014 and is based in Oxford Astrophysics.
The successful candidate will have or be about to receive a PhD in a relevant area of astronomy or astrophysics and should have a demonstrated capacity for independent work and be capable of initiating research in a lively group. The post-holder will have the opportunity to teach.
Salary will be within the range £29,541 to £32,698 per annum depending on qualifications and experience. A benefits package and a research budget for travel and other expenses will be provided.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below:
Only applications received by midday on 29 November 2013 can be considered. You will be required to upload a statement of research interests, curriculum vitae, and list of publications, and the names and addresses of three referees as part of your online application. In addition, candidates should arrange for the three letters of reference to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by the closing date. Please ensure that your referees put the reference 109871 in the subject line. Applications are acknowledged but not referee letters. For further enquiries contact Professor Pedro Ferreira email@example.com
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