Joined: 18 Oct 2010
Affiliation: University of Portsmouth
|Posted: October 20 2015
|Postdoctoral Researcher in Cosmology
Fixed term contract for three years
Employment type: Fixed-term (3 years)
Employment basis: Full time
Salary: £28,695 to £32,277 per annum
Position number: 10016532
Closing date: 18 December 2015
Start date: 1 October 2016
Interview date: To be scheduled between 4 – 14 January 2016
The Institute of Cosmology & Gravitation (ICG) at University of Portsmouth intends to appoint a postdoctoral researcher in cosmology. The researcher will work on a project “Cosmological Tests of Gravity” funded by the European Research Council.
A PhD degree and relevant research experience are required. The post is for three years, starting on 1st October 2016.
The ICG consists of 12 academic staff, 19 postdoctoral researchers and over 20 PhD students, and has an active international visitors programme. Portsmouth is a member of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS-IV) and Dark Energy Survey, and recently the Large Synpotic Survey Telescope (LSST) with involvement in the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) and other major international collaborations, including ESA’s Euclid satellite mission and the Square Kilometre Array (SKA). The University of Portsmouth is a member of the South-East Physics Network (SEPnet) and hosts the 3704-core SCIAMA supercomputer. More information is available at http://www.icg.port.ac.uk/
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Applications (application form, CV, publication list and research statement) should be submitted via the online application system at https://port.engageats.co.uk by the closing date. Applicants should also arrange for up to three reference letters to be sent by email to [Log in to view email], to arrive by the same date. It is the policy of the University to only accept applications submitted using the University’s application form.
We welcome applications from all qualified applicants, but applications are particularly encouraged from traditionally under-represented groups in science. The University of Portsmouth holds an Athena SWAN bronze award and is an Institute of Physics Project Juno Supporter; these projects show a commitment to introduce organisational and cultural practices that promote gender equality in science and create a better working environment for men and women.