Research Associate/Fellow in Galaxy Evolution

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Archive Date: 
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Nottingham
Street Line 1: 
University Park
City: 
Nottingham
State/Province: 
Notts
Zip/Postal: 
NG2 5BW
Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position to work on the measuring the properties and evolution of galaxies through cosmic time, with a particular focus on the Euclid Telescope.  The Euclid Space Telescope will carry out detailed surveys, both over a wide coverage of 15,000  deg2 , including several hundred deg2 of deep field imaging and spectroscopy starting around 2022.  This position is designed to determine the optical methods for measuring galaxy properties and their evolution using this survey.

The successful candidate will work with Professor Christopher Conselice and the Nottingham Astronomy Group.

Candidates should hold a BSc/MPhys Degree (or equivalent) in a Physics related subject. Candidates should also have or be expected to shortly obtain a PhD (or equivalent) in astronomy or a closely related subject. Experience working with large astronomical surveys and/or cosmological simulations is essential.

This full-time post is available from 2 April 2018 and will be offered on a fixed term contract for roughly one year, with possible extensions for future years depending on funding.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Christopher Conselice, tel: +44 (0)115 9515137 or email conselice@nottingham.ac.uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted; applicants should complete the online submission process by the deadline of April 2, 2018, attaching a copy of their CV and publication list, and a one-page covering letter describing their research interests and the names of two referees.

Application Deadline: 
Monday, April 2, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, April 16, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Christopher J. Conselice
Title: 
Professor of Astrophysics
Institution/Company: 
University of Nottingham
Street Line 1: 
University Park
City: 
Nottingham
State/Province: 
Notts
Zip/Postal Code: 
NG7 2RD
Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Phone: 
+441159515137
Email: 
conselice@gmail.com
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Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Prof. Conselice
Email: 
conselice@nottingham.ac.uk