Research Associate/Fellow in Galaxy Formation and Evolution (fixed term)

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Publish Date: 
Friday, June 7, 2019
Archive Date: 
Friday, July 5, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Nottingham
Department Name: 
Physics & Astronomy
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Job Announcement Text: 

Research Associate/Fellow in Large-scale Galaxy Environments (fixed term)
Physics & Astronomy
£27,025 to £39,609 pa, depending on skills & experience (min. £30395 with relevant PhD)

Full-Time, fixed-term contract until 31 March 2020

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position to work on the measuring the properties and evolution of galaxies through cosmic time with a particular focus on the Euclid Telescope. The Euclid Space Telescope, launching around 2021, will carry out detailed surveys, both over a wide coverage of 15,000 deg2 , including several hundred deg2 of deep field imaging and spectroscopy. This position is designed to determine the optical methods for measuring galaxy properties and their evolution using this survey.

The successful candidate will work with Professor Christopher Conselice and the Nottingham Astronomy Group.

Candidates should hold a BSc/MPhys Degree (or equivalent) in a Physics related subject. Candidates should also have or be expected to shortly obtain a PhD (or equivalent) in astronomy or a closely related subject. Experience working with large astronomical surveys and/or cosmological simulations is essential.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Christopher J. Conselice, tel: +44 (0)115 9515137 or email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Closing Date: Wednesday 3rd July 2019.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, July 5, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, July 5, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
No Status Given (Opted Out)
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