School of Physics and Astronomy

Jobs and Opportunities

PhD Opportunities

We are now accepting applications for PhDs in Astronomy, to start in 2019. The application deadline for STFC and college studentships is the 31st of January 2019. Please take a look at our PhD project page, or get in touch with a member of staff to learn more about the research opportunities that are available!

Postdocs in Cosmology and Radio Astronomy for 2019

We currently have 3 postdoctoral positions open with start dates in 2019:

All three have application deadlines on the 14th of January 2019. Please get in touch with the relevant staff member if you have questions or would like to know more about any of these roles; we strongly encourage people from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those who identify with under-represented groups in physics and astronomy.

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities

We welcome anybody interested in applying for a fellowship in the Astronomy Unit at Queen Mary. If you are interested, please contact us.

Applicable fellowships include:

There are often restrictions and limitations on these fellowships, so please contact us well in advance of any deadlines.

STFC Ernest Rutherford fellowships: The next STFC submission deadline will be in September 2019. If you are interested in applying for an STFC ERF with QMUL as your host institution, then please go to this link to obtain information about our internal selection processes and deadlines. The Astronomy Unit will definitely be able to sponsor one applicant for the 2019 submission, and may be able to sponsor two applicants.