Newton-Kavli Junior Fellow

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018
Archive Date: 
Saturday, October 20, 2018
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Foreign
Institution/Company: 
University of Cambridge
Department Name: 
Kavli Institute for Cosmology
Street Line 1: 
Madingley Road
City: 
Cambridge
State/Province: 
Cambridgeshire
Zip/Postal: 
CB3 0HA
Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

The Kavli Institute for Cosmology, University of Cambridge (Located at the West Cambridge Site), is offering one Newton-Kavli Junior Fellowships in Cosmology and Astrophysics for three years starting in October 2019. The Fellowship programme is jointly supported by the Isaac Newton Trust and by the Kavli Foundation.

Applicants must have a PhD in Astronomy or a related field, or be near to completion. Applicants must be at an early stage of their research career. We welcome applicants from observers and theorists with interests relevant to one or more of the scientific themes of the Kavli Institute for Cosmology (see http://www.kicc.cam.ac.uk), i.e. the Cosmic Microwave Background and the early Universe, the formation and evolution of galaxies and of supermassive black holes, the Epoch of Cosmic Reionization, the intergalactic medium, large scale structures and precision cosmology, and Gravitational Waves.

The successful applicant will be expected to develop research objectives and conduct collaborative scientific research, write up research work for publication and presentations, and may be involved in one of more of the various research projects associated with the Kavli Institute. The successful applicant may be requested to assist with the supervision of graduate students and outreach activities as requested by the Director of the Kavli Institute. Applicants must have excellent communication and computing skills.

Salary will be on the Postdoctoral scale at Grade 5 for those close to completion of PhD (£25,728 to £29,799) or Grade 7 for those with proof of PhD (£29,799 to £38,833) plus superannuation benefit. A research allowance of £5,000 pa will be provided.

Further information on the Kavli Institute and the Fellowship can be obtained from the further particulars or from Professor Roberto Maiolino, email director(at)kicc.cam.ac.uk .

Included Benefits: 

 University employment are outlined at http://www.induction.admin.cam.ac.uk/

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, February 15, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
No Status Given (Opted Out)
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On-line applications only
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
LG16653
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Attention To: 
Mr Steven Brereton
Subject: 
LG16653 Newton-Kavli Junior Fellow
Email: 
kavlisec(at)ast.cam.ac.uk