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Jobs and Studentships

Postdoctoral research positions at the ICG

We are now accepting applications for a number of postdoctoral research positions at the ICG.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Cosmology and Astrophysics
Postdoctoral Researcher in Theoretical Cosmology
Postdoctoral Researchers in Cosmology and Astrophysics

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Cosmology and Astrophysics - 10010307
Employment type: Fixed-term contract (5 years)
Employment basis: Full-time

NAOC postdoctoral positions in collaboration with ICG Portsmouth

Under a new scheme, applicants are invited to apply for postdoctoral positions hired by
Division of Galaxy and Cosmology, National Astronomical Observatories of China (NAOC) in collaboration with Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation (ICG), University of Portsmouth in the UK.

Fellowships at the ICG

The ICG welcomes candidates interested in applying for research fellowships to be held in Portsmouth. A variety of potential fellowships are available, including Royal Society University Research Fellowships, Ernest Rutherford Fellowships (STFC), Marie Curie (EU) fellowships, and possibly national fellowships from the candidate's country of origin.

Expressions of interest for fellowships should be addressed to an ICG staff member with a connection to the proposed research; CV's and research proposals should be sent to icg-admin@port.ac.uk as soon as possible, and at minimum more than one month before the relevant deadline. Our internal deadline for expressing interest for the Rutherford fellowships is 5 August 2013.

PhD Studentships at the ICG for 2013

The Institute of Cosmology & Gravitation at the University of Portsmouth is one of the leading cosmology groups in the UK. We are a member of the Dark Energy Survey (DES), the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS-III), COSMOS (the UK cosmology supercomputer consortium), and SEPnet (South-East Physics Network) Astrophysics.

PhD studentships starting in 2013 will be available for research in:

  • Observational Cosmology
  • Dark Energy and Modified Gravity Theory
  • The Early Universe
  • Galaxy Evolution
  • Structure Formation

Position available: Postdoctoral Researcher in IFU Galaxy Evolution

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Postdoctoral Researcher in IFU Galaxy Evolution
Fixed term contract for 2 years with a possible 3rd year extension contingent upon progress and funding

Employment type: Fixed term
Employment basis: Full time
Salary: £27,578 - £31,020
Closing date: 15th January 2013

Interview dates: 28th January – 1st February 2013

Lecturer in the Department of Mathematics and the ICG

A Lectureship in the Department of Mathematics and Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation (ICG) is required to support its teaching in the Faculties of Technology and Science at the University of Portsmouth. You will participate in the delivery of undergraduate units across a range of subjects in mathematics and physics.

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in the ICG

A Lecturer or Senior Lecturer is required from 1st January 2013, or as soon as possible thereafter. The post is to enhance our programme of world-class research and high-quality teaching at the University of Portsmouth. The successful candidate will have an excellent research record, complementing the existing research interests and expertise of ICG staff in cosmology and astrophysics. They will be expected to develop new research opportunities and be able to attract external funding to support them. Holders of personal research fellowships are encouraged to apply.

Fellowships at the ICG

The ICG welcomes candidates interested in applying for research fellowships to be held in Portsmouth. A variety of potential fellowships are available, including Ernest Rutherford Fellowships (STFC), Royal Society University Research Fellowships, Marie Curie (EU) fellowships, and possibly national fellowships from the candidate's country of origin. Expressions of interest for fellowships should be addressed to an ICG staff member with a connection to the proposed research; CV's and research proposals should be sent to icg-admin@port.ac.uk as soon as possible, but preferably no later than 31 August.

ICG SEPnet Outreach Officer

The Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation (ICG) at the University of Portsmouth in collaboration with the South East Physics Network (SEPNet) intends to appoint an astronomy outreach officer. A PhD and relevant experience is required. The post is initially for 6 months with an extension depending on further funding, starting as soon as possible, ideally by mid-July 2012. The successful candidate will work on developing and implementing astronomy based outreach content to support the outreach goals of ICG and SEPNet.

PhD Studentships at the ICG for 2012

The Institute of Cosmology & Gravitation at the University of Portsmouth is one of the leading cosmology groups in the UK. We are a member of the Dark Energy Survey (DES), the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS-III), COSMOS (the UK cosmology supercomputer consortium), and SEPnet (South-East Physics Network) Astrophysics.

PhD studentships starting in October 2012 will be available for research in:

  • Observational Cosmology
  • Dark Energy and Modified Gravity theory
  • The Early Universe
  • Galaxy Evolution
  • Structure Formation