Herchel Smith Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (three posts), School of Physical Sciences. Ref: AK04854

Salary: £28,695 to £37,394, with an annual research allowance of £15,000.

Funding is available for a maximum period of three years.

The Managers of the Herchel Smith Postdoctoral Research Fellowships Fund invite applications within the general fields of:

  • Astrophysics
  • High-Energy Physics.

All Fellowships are to be held from 1 October 2015 or otherwise by negotiation. Fellowships are available for between two and three years and provide an opportunity for independent research, although the holders will usually work in close collaboration with established research groups in one of the Departments in the School, see www.physsci.cam.ac.uk.

In accordance with Dr Smith's Will, candidature is limited to candidates who have obtained their Ph.D. degree, or equivalent, within the last three years at any university but normally excluding Cambridge and Harvard.

The stipend will be on the University's Postdoctoral Research Associate scale, currently between £28,695 to £37,394 per annum, with a research allowance of £15,000.

An application pack and further details can be found at the links below, or from the Secretary to the Fund Managers, email duncan.mccallum@admin.cam.ac.uk.

The Fellowships will be held in any one of the following departments:

Enquiries should be directed to: herchelsmith@phy.cam.ac.uk.

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Closing date for applications: 5 January 2015