This opportunity is to apply for a Fellowship to carry out your own research programme using the James Webb Space Telescope (Webb), enhance community use of the Webb and increase its impact.
You must have a PhD in astronomy, astrophysics, physics or similar.
An eligible UK research organisation must host you during your fellowship.
Around 70% of your time must be spent on your research programme, and the rest spent on community use and impact. You must coordinate your activities with the UK Webb team.
STFC-UKRI will fund your proposal at 80% of its full economic cost. Your host research organisation must agree to fund the rest. Other details in UKRI job listing.
The fellowships are up to five years long and will commence in 2021.
Two fellowships are available.
Fellowships are open to applicants of any nationality. Where applicable, you will need to comply with Department of Employment requirements and hold a work permit prior to taking up the Fellowship. Work permits are a matter for direct negotiation between the host UK institution, the UK Department of Employment and the UK Home Office.
For full details on the positions and how to apply please go to: www.ukri.org/opportunity/