Fellowships in Astrophysics, Astronomy Instrumentation and Gravitational Wave Science, Cardiff, UK

More info:  external link
Deadline:  2022-07-29

Location:  Cardiff, UK

The Cardiff Hub for Astrophysics Research and Technology (CHART) and the Gravity Exploration Institute (GEI) are welcoming applicants for the following fellowship schemes:

STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowships (ERF)
Royal Society University Research Fellowships (URF)
Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowships (DHF)

The URF, DHF and ERF fellowships are aimed at mid- to senior-level postdoctoral researchers ready to transition into a faculty-style, independent research position. The group at Cardiff has an excellent track record of successful applicants (5 in recent years) and converting such fellowships into permanent positions.

More information on the available fellowships can be found at:

More information about the research groups can be found at:
CHART – https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/physics-astronomy/research/research-groups/chart
GEI – https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/physics-astronomy/research/research-groups/gravity-exploration-institute

To express your interest in applying for these fellowships, or for informal enquiries please contact Dr Cosimo Inserra (InserraC[AT]Cardiff.ac.uk) or Prof Erminia Calabrese (CalabreseE[AT]acrdiff.ac.uk)

The groups have 33 staff members (in total) and several early-career academics. We host (and hosted) an ERC Starter and 3 ERC Consolidator, together with a centre for Doctoral Training in Artificial Intelligence. Our members help to found, and they are current ambassadors of the Cardiff Data-Intensive Research Institute (DIRI). We are also proud to hold the Athena SWAN Silver Award by Advanced HR as well as Champion status for Project Juno, Institute of Physics.

Please note, that for the Ernest Rutherford Fellowships we are able to support a limited number of candidates. These candidates are selected via a competitive internal application process. Our internal application deadline this year is 12pm (UK time) on 29th July 2022.

If you are interested in applying for an ERF with Cardiff University as your host institution, please read the instructions on our website (link above), and send the material to Dr Cosimo Inserra (InserraC[AT]Cardiff.ac.uk).