Research Associate in Physics

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Publish Date: 
Friday, November 17, 2017
Archive Date: 
Friday, December 15, 2017
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Manchester
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Job Announcement Text: 

Research Associate In cosmology from the dark energy survey

University of Manchester

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Fixed-term - Starting 1st April 2018 for 36 Months

£31,604 - £38,833 per annum

Ref: S&E-11010


Applications are invited for a fully funded postdoctoral research associate (PDRA) to be conducted in the School of Physics and Astronomy. This post is part of a large ERC Consolidator Grant and requires a postdoctoral research associate who is an expert on cosmology and/or galaxy formation to work with our team to exploit the Dark Energy Survey data at this exciting time, with an emphasis on weak gravitational lensing and intrinsic alignments.


The appointment will be for a period of 2.5 to 3 years (depending on how early the appointee can start) and subject to probation.


The University of Manchester values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Applications from women and applicants requiring flexible working hours (including part-time) are encouraged.


Enquiries about the vacancy:

· Vacancy, shortlisting and interviews: Professor Sarah Bridle at or

· General enquiries: or 0161 275 4499.

· Technical support: or 0161 850 2004


Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies


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Closing date: 31 December 2017, midnight.


The School of Physics & Astronomy is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN Charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff to achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
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