Research Fellow in Planet Formation

University of Leeds
November 21, 2023
Offerd Salary:£37,099 to £44,263
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Contract Type:Fixed Term (2 years
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Research Fellow in Planet Formation

Do you hold a PhD in Astrophysics or a closely related discipline? Do you have expertise in planet formation, hydrodynamical modelling, or protoplanetary disc physics? Do you want to further your career in one of the UKs leading research-intensive Universities?

The University of Leeds invites applications for a 2-year postdoctoral position in planet formation, working with Dr Richard Booth on a Royal Society funded project into planet formation. You will conduct original research into the formation or evolution of planets. The focus will be to understand how planet formation processes and chemistry interact, how this affects the composition of planets, and the discs that they form in.

Holding a PhD (or have submitted your thesis prior to taking up the role) in astrophysics or a related disciple, you will have experience in the simulation of protoplanetary discs or planet formation, and a developing track record of peer-reviewed publications in international journals.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Dr Richard Booth, University Academic Fellow

Email: [email protected]

Location: Leeds - Main Campus

Faculty/Service: Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences School/Institute: School of Physics & Astronomy Category: Research Grade: Grade 7 Salary: £37,099 to £44,263 p.a. Due to funding restrictions, an appointment will not be made higher than £39,347 p.a. Working Time: 37.5 hours per week Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Fixed Term (2 years - to complete a specific task) Release Date: Tuesday 24 October 2023 Closing Date: Tuesday 21 November 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: EPSPA1094 Downloads: Candidate Brief

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