School of Physics and Astronomy

STFC's Ernest Rutherford Fellowships 2018

STFC's prestigious five-year fellowships are open to early career researchers of any nationality in the areas of Astronomy, Solar and Planetary Science, Cosmology, Particle Astrophysics and Particle Physics (including String Theory).

9 May 2018

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As the number of applications from each institution is limited by STFC, the School of Physics and Astronomy will be supporting four applicants across the Astronomy, Particle Physics and String Theory research groups. Researchers in the area of astronomy who wish to be supported in their applications by the School should submit a draft case for support, CV and publication list by the end of Monday 13th August 2018. Decisions about which candidates will be supported will be made by the end of Wednesday 22nd August 2018. Candidates in the areas of string theory should submit their application materials by the earlier deadline of 02 July 2018, in the area of particle physics by June 2018 (see the group websites for details). The STFC deadline for receiving applications is 20th September 2018.

Candidates for the Astronomy Unit, please contact Dr Alkistis Pourtsidou.

Candidates for the Centre for Research in String Theory, please contact Prof Andreas Brandhuber.

Candidates for the Particle Physics Research Centre, please contact Prof Francesca Di Lodovico.

Please follow this link for detailed information about the fellowship, including a summary, key facts, and how to apply.