Lectureship in Theoretical Cosmology

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Applications are invited for a permanent lectureship in theoretical cosmology in the Sussex Astronomy Centre, at a level to be determined by the candidate’s experience. The Astronomy Centre is one of four research groups within the Department of Physics & Astronomy, with its work focused on extragalactic astrophysics and cosmology. It has seven permanent staff members: David Axon, Ilian Iliev, Andrew Liddle, Jon Loveday, Seb Oliver, Kathy Romer and Peter Thomas, plus 8 postdocs and 14 DPhil students. Members of the Centre also work closely with cosmologists in the Theoretical Particle Physics group.

The successful applicant will be expected to undertake internationally-competitive research in the field of theoretical cosmology, enhancing or complementing the existing research of the group. He or she will carry out undergraduate teaching, undertake PhD student supervision, and develop and deliver graduate level courses in his or her specialist areas.

Salary ranges: pounds 29,704 to pounds 43,622 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience
Full time, permanent

Informal enquiries may be directed to Prof Andrew Liddle (a.liddle AT sussex.ac.uk) or Dr Mark Hindmarsh (Head of Department; m.b.hindmarsh AT sussex.ac.uk ).

Application forms can be found at: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/Units/staffing/personnl/vacs/vac642.shtml

Astronomy Centre website: www.astronomy.sussex.ac.uk/