Research Fellow in Weak Gravitational Lensing

University of Edinburgh
February 15, 2023
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Offerd Salary:£43,414 – £51,805
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Contract Type:Fixed-term: 4 years
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Job Identification

6160

Job Category

Academic

Locations

  • Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, EH9 3HJ, GB
  • Posting Date

    01/17/2023, 06:27 PM

    Apply Before

    02/15/2023, 12:00 AM

    Degree Level

    Post-Doctorate

    Job Schedule

    Full time

    Job Shift

    Day

    Health and Safety Requirements

    No key hazards identified for this post

    Criminal Record Check

    No criminal record check required

    Contract Type

    Fixed Term

    Job Description

    Research Fellow in Weak Gravitational Lensing

    Grade UE08: £43,414 – £51,805 per annum

    Science and Engineering/Physics and Astronomy /Institute of Astronomy

    Fixed-term: 4 years / 01 April 2023 – 31 March 2027/

    Full time: 35 hours per week

    We are looking for a Research Fellow in Weak Gravitational Lensing to join our team.

    The Opportunity:

    We are looking for a Research Fellow in Weak Gravitational Lensing to work in the field of Weak Gravitational Lensing and on the European Space Agency (ESA) Euclid Dark Energy Mission, as a member of the Institute for Astronomy at the Royal Observatory Edinburgh.

    Your skills and attributes for success:

  • Expertise in the field of Weak Gravitational Lensing, in particular the Weak Lensing and Photometric Redshift analysis of Wide Field Surveys
  • Background in mathematical analysis, data analysis and good computer skills
  • Ability to introduce novel ideas, to develop, test and apply original solutions
  • Ability to work individually and within a team
  • Experience to communicate complex and conceptual ideas to others will limited knowledge and to experts, at a professional level using a range of media
  • Click here for a copy of the full job description.

    As a valued member of our team you can expect:

    An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme , staff discounts, family friendly initiatives , flexible working and much more. Access our staff benefits page for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.

    The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.

    Interviews will be held within 2 weeks of closing date.

    If invited for interview you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK. Further information is available on our right to work webpages.

    The University is able to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role. If successful, an international applicant requiring sponsorship to work in the UK will need to satisfy the UK Home Office's English Language requirements and apply for and secure a Skilled Worker Visa.

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