Beecroft Fellow (3 posts)

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Archive Date: 
Thursday, November 14, 2019
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Oxford
Department Name: 
Physics (Astrophysics)
Street Line 1: 
Denys Wilkinson Building
Street Line 2: 
Keble Road
City: 
Oxford
State/Province: 
Oxfordshire
Zip/Postal: 
OX1 3RH
Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for a Beecroft Fellowship in Cosmology and Gravitational Physics. Three posts are available.

The posts are available initially for a fixed-term duration of: Post 1: 24 months; Post 2: 30 months; Post 3: 36 months. Please indicate your preference of post with your application.

This position will be to develop an independent research programme in one or more of the following topics; cosmology, computational astrophysics, early universe and gravitational physics. The appointees will be expected to work closely with members of the Beecroft Institute for Particle Astrophysics.

The successful candidate will be required to develop a personal research programme in theoretical cosmology (which may include numerical modelling and/or data analysis), interacting with faculty members. The candidate will be required to demonstrate the ability to manage their own academic research and administrative activities which may involve small scale project management, to co-ordinate multiple aspects of work to meet deadlines. The candidate will take part in the academic life of BIPAC and the astrophysics group at the Physics Department, and in particular attending and taking part in seminars, colloquia and journal clubs.

Candidates should have experience of contributing to publications and/or presentations and be able to contribute new ideas for research projects and research income generation.

Applicants should possess, or close to obtaining a doctorate in physics or a related field and ideally a strong background in Physics or Astrophysics.

Previous experience in the field of cosmology, computational astrophyics, early universe, gravitational physics will be an advantage.

The postholder will have the opportunity to teach.

Please direct enquiries about the role to Pedro Ferreira (pedro.ferreira@physics.ox.ac.uk)

You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV.  

Candidates should arrange for their reference letters to be sent to leanne.odonnell@physics.ox.ac.uk by the closing date.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Friday 22 November 2019 can be considered.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, November 22, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, January 6, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
HR Team
Institution/Company: 
University of Oxford
Department Name: 
Physics
Street Line 1: 
Clarendon Laboratory
Street Line 2: 
Parks Road
City: 
Oxford
State/Province: 
Oxfordshire
Zip/Postal Code: 
OX1 3PU
Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Email: 
personnel@physics.ox.ac.uk
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
142385
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Prof. Pedro Ferreira
Subject: 
Beecroft Fellow
Email: 
pedro.ferreira@physics.ox.ac.uk