A funded postdoctoral research position in the area of exoplanets and/or stellar activity is available in the Astrophysics Research Centre. This is a 3 year post, for which funding is available immediately and we intend to fill by 1st April 2018. Applicants must hold, or about to be awarded, a PhD in astrophysics, and have experience relevant to observational or theoretical studies of exoplanets and/or stellar activity.
The successful candidate will be expected to work on collaborative programmes with the established exoplanet & stellar activity research team at Queen’s, consisting of Dr. Chris Watson, Dr. Katja Poppenhaeger, and Dr. Neale Gibson. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct original research in one or more of the following areas: exoplanet atmosphere observations and/or theory; stellar activity and/or rotation in relation to exoplanet discovery or characterisation.
The successful candidate will be hired on Grade AC2 (£32,548 - £38,833 per annum depending on experience). Women and members of underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply. Please refer to the information package available at the application website for further details about the post.
Please send a CV, research plan, and cover letter.