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Post Doctoral Research Associate in Theoretical Physics (Fixed Term)


Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in Theoretical Physics, funded by the High Energy Physics group's STFC consolidated grant.

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, Ubiali, McCullough and Webber.The research undertaken includes the interpretation of collider data and theory support for LHC phenomenology and future colliders.

The start date is on or before 1 October 2019. The limit of tenure is one year from the start date plus an additional year subject to funding.

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 holders 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, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

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: LE16586@maths.cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference LE16586 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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.

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