Swansea University, Physics

Position ID:Swansea University-Physics-RA4 [#23650]
Position Title: Postdoctoral researcher in theoretical cosmology
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Swansea, Swansea SA2 8PP, United Kingdom [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Physics / Astroparticle Physics, astrophysics, Astrophysics (astro-ph), Astrophysics Theory, Cosmology, Gravitational Physics, Gravitational Waves
Appl Deadline:2022/12/11 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/11/09, listed until 2023/05/09)
Position Description:    

PDRA Theoretical Cosmology   Advertising Department: Physics Department, Swansea University   Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract   Closing Date: 11th December 2022   Salary: £36,386 per annum together with USS Pension benefits   Hours of work: 35 hours per week   Contract: This is a fixed term position for 3 years

Starting date: 1st October 2023   Location: This position will be based at the Singleton Park Campus, Swansea University

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Informal enquiries: For further information about this position, please contact Prof. Gianmassimo Tasinato, g.tasinato@swansea.ac.uk or Dr Ivonne Zvala e.i.zavalacarrasco@swansea.ac.uk

The Particle Physics and Cosmology Theory Group at Swansea University is seeking to recruit a postdoctoral research associate working on theoretical cosmology, with an emphasis on gravitational wave physics. The successful candidate should have expertise on these topics, broadly defined. We are part of the LISA and the Einstein Telescope collaborations. The postdoctoral researcher will work on probing the physics of the early universe and of the dark sector with gravitational wave experiments, in collaboration with with Tasinato and Zavala.

The University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in all of its practices and activities. We aim to establish an inclusive environment and welcome diverse applications from the following protected characteristics: age, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, religion and belief, sex (gender), sexual orientation. Appointments will always be based on merit.

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Further Info:
Department of Physics
Swansea University
Singleton Park
Swansea SA2 8PP
United Kingdom