Research Fellow in Theoretical and Numerical Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Archive Date: 
Saturday, March 23, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (visiting and non-tenure)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Research Laboratory
University of Sussex
Department Name: 
School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences / Department of Physics and Astronomy
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Job Announcement Text: 

Post Title: Research Fellow in Theoretical and Numerical Astrophysics

School/department: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences / Department of Physics and Astronomy

Hours: Full-time or part-time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).

Contract: Fixed term for 24 months, with possible extension subject to funding

Reference: 0562

Salary: Starting at £33,199 (or higher, depending on prior experience) and rising to £39,609 per annum, pro rata

Closing date: 18 March 2019. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.

Expected Interview date: 02 April 2019

Expected start date: 01 October 2019 or earlier

Applications are invited for a Research Fellow at the University of Sussex in the field of theoretical and numerical astrophysics to work with Dr. Anastasia Fialkov.

Post-holders will be expected to work on topics aligned with the project “Traces of Primordial Star Formation in the 21-cm Signal” funded by the Royal Society including star/galaxy formation during cosmic dawn and reionization, the role of dark matter.

The successful applicant should have expertise in hydrodynamical simulations of star and/or galaxy formation. Experience with parallel computing, databases and statistics are highly desirable.

Please include a research statement (past achievements, current and future research plans, max. 5 pages) and publication list in your application and arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be sent to

For full details and how to apply see our vacancies page

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.


Application Deadline: 
Monday, March 18, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, March 18, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
No Status Given (Opted Out)
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Attention To: 
Dr. Anastasia Fialkov