Location: Highfield Campus Salary: £34,980 to £37,099 per annum Full Time Fixed Term until 30/09/2027 Closing Date: Wednesday 06 December 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 2517523WF
We invite applications for a Research Fellow at the School of Physics and Astronomy. This is a 3-year fixed-term position and is funded by the Royal Society, through Dr Ömer Gürdoğan's University Research Fellowship RFERE221103.
The sucessful candidate will join Dr Ömer Gürdoğan at the Southampton High- Energy Physics group (SHEP), and the Southampton Theory, Astronomy and Gravitation (STAG) research centre. They will work in areas in line with the themes of the project, namely: common mathematical aspects of Scattering Amplitudes and Integrability, higher order perturbation theory using bootstrap techniques, and the extension of their applicability through the study of singularities of scattering amplitudes.
The anticipated start date of the position is 1 October 2024, but an earlier start is possible.
Funding for travel expenses, relocation costs is available as well as an interest-free loan for the visa and immigration costs (subject to approval).
The STAG research Centre provides a stimulating and collegial environment for research collaborations, and you will be encouraged and enabled to collaborate with our groups in theoretical particle physics and string theory. Members include: Prof. Nick Evans, Prof. James Drummond, Dr Ömer Gürdogan, Prof. Tim Morris in Physics, as well as Prof. Kostas Skenderis, Prof. Oscar Dias, Dr Ines Aniceto, Dr Felix Haehl, Dr Carlos Mafra, Dr Andreas Schmitt, Dr David Turton, Dr Ben Withers and Dr Itamar Yaakov in Mathematical Sciences.
As a founding signatory of the Athena SWAN charter, and holder of a silver award, we're committed to improving equality.
We aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work.
As well as additional benefits that will make your life easier, such as a generous holiday allowance and additional university closure days. We will help you find a good work-life balance with flexible, or even part-time, working hours. We will support your long-term future too, with access to the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), subsidised health and fitness facilities and a range of discounts.
Applications will be considered from candidates who are working towards or nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification. The title of Research Fellow will be applied upon completion of PhD. Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given.
You should submit your completed online application form at https: // jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. Please include your CV and a Research Statement with your application.
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As a university we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work. With a generous holiday allowance as well as additional university closure days we are committed to supporting our staff and students and open to a flexible working approach.
Apply by midnight on the closing date. For assistance contact Recruitment on +44(0)2380 592750 or [email protected] quoting the job number.