We seek applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher in the field of AGN and galaxy evolution. The successful candidate will join the research group led by Professor Philip Best at the Institute for Astronomy, University of Edinburgh. The research goal of this position is to advance our understanding of galaxy evolution, and the role of AGN in this process, across cosmic time. The successful candidate will work together with Prof. Best on a variety of projects, depending on their experience and research interests. They will have the opportunity to engage in the research resulting from the LOFAR extragalactic surveys and the WEAVE-LOFAR spectroscopic survey, as well as to lead further independent research projects.
The post is initially fixed term for 2 years, with potential extension to 3 years or longer. Start date is flexible. Full time, part-time or job-share appointments will be considered. The successful candidate will be encouraged and supported to engage in the broader career development and training opportunities provided by the University.
We welcome applications from all qualified candidates. The School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Edinburgh is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace for all and we are looking to actively diversify our staff and eliminate discrimination. We aim to ensure that our culture and systems support flexible and family-friendly working, as evidenced by our Juno Champion and Athena SWAN Silver awards. The University is a member of the Race Equality Charter and a Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion, actively promoting LGBT equality. For international applicants, advice on visa options is available on our webpages.
Applications should be submitted online through the link below, by 17.00 UT on 26 Feb 2021. Please include your CV, a statement of research experience and interests (2 pages) and the names of three referees. Informal enquiries are welcome.