Contact:  Thomas.Sotiriou[AT]nottingham.ac.ukLocation:  Nottingham, UK
Applications are invited for a Research Associate position, to work with Dr Thomas Sotiriou on the ERC funded project “Challenging General Relativity”. The research is aimed at exploring the limits of General Relativity as a theory of the gravitational interaction. The main research areas of the research group are quantum gravity and phenomenology, alternative theories of gravity, and the strong gravity regime. More details about the group can be found here:
Candidates must hold or be near completion of a PhD, or equivalent, in mathematics, physics or a closely related discipline. Research experience in the field of gravity and in one of the 3 aforementioned main research areas of the group is essential.
This full-time post is available from 1 September 2014 and will be offered on a fixed-term contract for a period of 24 months. In recognition of its commitment to promoting women in science, The University of Nottingham is one of four universities to hold a Silver Athena SWAN Award.
To apply please visit this link:
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Thomas Sotiriou, email: thomas.sotiriou[AT]nottingham.ac.uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. For information about the School of Mathematical Sciences, which has strong and active research groups, see:
Closing date: 17 December 2013.