Research Associate – Exoplanets and their host stars
Due to external funding restrictions an appointment can only be made at £33,518
Fixed term contract for 2 years from 1 January 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter
Together our staff and students are discovering innovative ways to change the world for the better and there has never been a more exciting time for you to join us. The University of Leicester are ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide and have an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. We are led by discovery and innovation, with the synergy between research and learning at the core of our activity.
About this role: In this role you will undertake research on exoplanetary systems, with emphasis on the role of the host star in determining the active environment (‘space weather’) experienced by the exoplanet.
About you: You will provide high-level research skills through personal expertise and contribution to the research team. We are looking for a self-starter with a real passion for the subject matter. You will have the ability to develop innovative approaches to any challenges the project presents and work pro-actively to achieve the very best results.
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Informal enquiries should be made to Dr John Pye on firstname.lastname@example.org or 0116 252 3552
Closing Date: 22 November 2017 Ref: SEN00927
We anticipate that interviews will take place in December 2017 (date to be confirmed)
For further information and to apply, please visit our website: http://ig5.i-grasp.com/fe/tpl_UniversityOfLeicester01.asp?newms=jj&id=100961&aid=18440.