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Research Fellow in Cosmology at University of Portsmouth

Posted: October 17 2016
by Kazuya Koyama
University of Portsmouth
Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation

Research Fellow in Cosmology
Fixed term contract for three years

Employment type: Fixed-term (3 years)
Employment basis: Full time
Salary: £33,574 to £36,672 per annum
Position number: ZZ003657
Closing date: 16 December 2016
Start date: 1 September 2017

Interview date: To be scheduled between 3 – 13 January 2017

The Institute of Cosmology & Gravitation (ICG) 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 September 2017.

The ICG consists of 12 academic staff, 24 postdoctoral researchers and over 25 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 3702-core SCIAMA supercomputer. More information is available at

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Applications (application form, CV, publication list and research statement) should be submitted via the online application system at [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 online application system. ... GvUN0APg==

We welcome applications from all qualified applicants, but applications are particularly encouraged from traditionally under-represented groups in science. The ICG and the University of Portsmouth both hold 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.