07 Oct 2020

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Theoretical Physics (Fixed Term)

Salary £32,816 p.a. – £40,322 p.a.

Closing date: 4 December 2020

Job reference: LE24236

Limit of tenure: 2 Years

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in Theoretical Physics, funded by the High Energy Physics group’s STFC consolidated grant. The research undertaken includes the interpretation of collider data and theory support for LHC phenomenology and future colliders.
The Research Associate will be working on beyond the Standard Model phenomenology. Members of the group with interest in this area include Allanach, Davis, Gripaios, Quevedo, McCullough, Ubiali and Webber. The start date is on or before 1 October 2021. The limit of tenure is two years from the start date.

The successful candidate will have completed (or nearly completed) a PhD in Theoretical Physics or a closely related area prior to their appointment, and will have demonstrated a capacity to produce world-class research. Duties would include developing and conducting individual and collaborative research projects. The role holder will be expected to plan and manage their own research and administration, with guidance if required. They must be able to communicate material of a technical nature and be able to build internal and external contacts. They may be asked to assist in the supervision of student projects, the development of student research skills, the marking of a Part III examination, the provision of instruction and the planning/delivery of seminars relating to their research area.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/27136/

You will need to upload a full CV, list of publications, contact details of three referees and a research statement (one side only) outlining your current research and future research interests.
Informal enquiries may be directed to: LE24236@maths.cam.ac.uk
The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. The Department would particularly welcome applications from women as we have an historic imbalance in the number of women holding research staff positions.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.