Physics, Swansea University

Position ID:Swansea University-Physics-PDRA [#8594, STFC postdoc]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Officer (Theoretical Cosmology/Particle Physics)
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Swansea, Swansea SA2 8PP, United Kingdom [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Particle/Cosmology Theory
Starting Date:2017/10/01
Appl Deadline:2016/12/17 finished (posted 2016/11/18, listed until 2017/05/18)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Swansea Particle Physics and Cosmology Group wishes to appoint a postdoctoral researcher to work on projects related to our STFC consolidated grant, which includes cosmology, quantum field theory and string theory, lattice gauge theory and particle phenomenology. The theory group consists of 15 permanent faculty members, and in addition postdocs and postgraduate students, making it one of the largest in the UK. This year, the position is assigned to Theoretical Cosmology in a broad sense, including physics of the early universe, dark energy, and dark matter model building.

The appointment will be on the University's Grade 8 scale, with salary starting at £32,958. The two-year position will be available from October 2017.

Applications should be made on-line through Academic Jobs Online at The closing date is 17 December 2016.

This on-line procedure will ask for a CV, publications list, a short statement of research interests and plans and the names of 2 or 3 referees.

Referees should be asked to upload their references to Academic Jobs Online before the closing date.

The full job advertisement is available at

For further information about this position or the Swansea theory group, please contact Dr Gianmassimo Tasinato,, Dr Ivonne Zavala,, Prof Gert Aarts,, or any of the group members.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

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

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