Professor in Extragalactic Astronomy

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Publish Date: 
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Manchester
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Job Announcement Text: 

Professorial Scale

Permanent starting September 2020

Ref: S&E-15091


We are seeking to appoint scientists with established records of world-leading research excellence in the field of extragalactic astronomy, with particular emphasis on galaxy formation in the early universe, galaxy structure, morphology, kinematics and evolution, merging systems and star formation at high redshift. The successful candidate will contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and to management and administration within the Department.


Enquiries about the vacancy:

· Vacancy, shortlisting and interviews: Professor Michael Garrett at

· 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.


To apply, please click on the apply button to visit our website.


Closing date: 14 February 2020.


The Department of Physics and Astronomy is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School received a Silver Athena SWAN Award in 2016 for its commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointments will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit

Happy to talk flexible working.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, February 14, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
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