Newton-Kavli Junior Fellow (Fixed Term)

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Publish Date: 
Monday, September 2, 2019
Archive Date: 
Monday, November 4, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
University of Cambridge
Department Name: 
Kavli Institute for Cosmology
Street Line 1: 
Madingley Road
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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 2020. 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, 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 (£26,243 to £30,395 ) or Grade 7 for those with proof of PhD (£32,236 to £39,609) plus superannuation benefit. A research allowance of £6,000 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) .

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Application Deadline: 
Monday, October 21, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
No Status Given (Opted Out)
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Professor Roberto Maiolino