Research Associate/Fellow




U. Nottingham


Clare Burrage

Closing Date:


Deadline: August 10th, 2022


Research Associate/Fellow (fixed term)
Salary: £31,406 to £40,927 per annum, (pro rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance
Closing Date: Wednesday 10 August 2022
Reference: SCI307422

If your research interest include cosmological scalar fields, and ways to test them, either with cosmological and astrophysical observations or laboratory and collider experiments, we invite you to apply for the above Leverhulme Trust funded post.

This position is to work with Prof Clare Burrage, and forms part of the research project “New Searches for Dark Energy” funded by the Leverhulme Trust. If successful, you will have the opportunity to work with a diverse set of researchers in the Particle Cosmology group in Nottingham, and with the closely connected Quantum Gravity and Astronomy groups. 

You will need to have, or be close to completion of, a PhD in physics or a related subject area. It is desirable that you have a track record of publishing and disseminating your work through conferences and seminars as appropriate to your career stage. 

As part of the application process you are also required to submit a research proposal.

The post is offered on a fixed term contract until 31 August 2023, hours of work are full time (36.25 hours per week). Job share arrangements may be considered. To take up this position you will need to be resident in the UK. However, if you are already resident in the UK there is no requirement to relocate to Nottingham.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Clare Burrage (email: clare.burrage@nottingham.ac.uk) Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Contact: Clare Burrage

Letters of Reference should be sent to: Clare.Burrage@nottingham.ac.uk