Stephen W. Hawking Professorship of Cosmology

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, March 8, 2021
Archive Date: 
Monday, April 12, 2021
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Cambridge
Department Name: 
Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics
Street Line 1: 
Wilberforce Road
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Job Announcement Text: 

The Advisory Committee to the Stephen W. Hawking Professorship of Cosmology invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the broad field of cosmology which includes the analysis as to the origins of matter and of the universe, theoretical cosmology and gravitation, and all other fields of academic scholarship as may from time to time be generally considered cosmology and theoretical physics, to take up appointment on 1 October 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Candidates will have an outstanding research record of great international stature. They will have the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to build on current strengths in maintaining and developing a leading research presence. They will hold a PhD or equivalent postgraduate qualification.

Standard professorial duties include teaching and research, examining, supervision and administration. The Professor will be based in Cambridge. A competitive salary will be offered.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit:

Further information is available at: or contact the Human Resources, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT, (email:

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Colm-cille P. Caulfield, Head of DAMTP, and Convenor of the Advisory Committee:

Application Deadline: 12 April 2021

Application Deadline: 
Monday, April 12, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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