Research Fellow (Stellar magnetic fields) – AR2465MR

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, December 19, 2020
Archive Date: 
Saturday, January 16, 2021
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Foreign
Institution/Company: 
University of St Andrews
Department Name: 
School of Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
North Haugh
City: 
St Andrews
State/Province: 
Fife
Zip/Postal: 
KY16 9SS
Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The St Andrews Astronomy Group is seeking an ambitious postdoctoral researcher to work on stellar magnetic fields with Prof. Moira Jardine to start September 2021. The project will include modelling stellar magnetospheric structure and dynamics, including wind angular momentum loss and prominence formation and ejection. 

The candidate is expected to have a PhD in astronomy with relevant experience in the field of stellar magnetohydrodynamics. The position will involve collaboration with researchers in several consortia including Bcool, SPIROU and Matysse. The position is for two years, extendable to three and includes funding for travel. 

Applications should include a 2-page CV, publication list, and a statement (max. 3 pages) of research interests. This should include a summary of past research achievements and statement of future plans. Details of two referees should be provided and letters of reference will be requested following long-listing. 

Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from the Black, Asian, Minority or Ethnic (BAME) community and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in research posts at the University. The School of Physics and Astronomy has achieved Champion status, in the Institute of Physics's Project Juno initiative, which recognises and rewards action to address the under-representation of women in UK and Irish universities and to embed better working practices for all staff. The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through our working on diversity awards (ECU Athena SWAN/Race Charters; Carer Positive; LGBT Charter; and Stonewall). More details can be found at http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/diversityawards/.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$45602.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$49808.00 (USD)
Compensation Notes: 
Salary: £33,797 - £36,914 per annum
Included Benefits: 

Benefits include medical coverage by the Scottish National Health Service

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Human Resources
Institution/Company: 
University of St Andrews
Street Line 1: 
Walter Bower House
Street Line 2: 
Guardbridge
City: 
St Andrews
State/Province: 
Fife
Zip/Postal Code: 
KY16 0US
Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Phone: 
+44-(0)1334-462562
Email: 
vacancies@st-andrews.ac.uk
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
AR2465MR
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Prof Moira JARDINE
Subject: 
Research Fellow (Stellar magnetic fields) – AR2465MR
Email: 
mmj@st-andrews.ac.uk