Stephen W. Hawking Professorship of Cosmology

University of Cambridge
May 30, 2024
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Stephen W. Hawking Professorship of Cosmology

The Advisory Committee for the Stephen W. Hawking Professorship of Cosmology invites applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the broad field of cosmology and gravitation which includes the analysis as to the origins of matter and of the universe, theoretical cosmology, general relativity, black holes, quantum fields in curved space, unifying gravity with quantum theory, and all other fields of academic scholarship as may from time to time be generally considered cosmology and theoretical physics, to take up appointment as soon as possible.

Candidates will have an outstanding research record of great international stature. They will have the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to build on current strengths in maintaining and developing a leading research presence. They will hold a PhD or equivalent postgraduate qualification.

Standard professorial duties include teaching and research, examining, supervision and administration. The Professor will be based in Cambridge. A competitive salary will be offered.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Further information is available at: https:// www. or contact the Human Resources, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT, (email: [email protected]).

Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae and a publications list, along with details of three referees should be made online no later than 30 May 2024.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Colm-cille P. Caulfield, Head of DAMTP, and Convenor of Advisory Committee: [email protected].

Please quote reference LE41398 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.


Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics






16 April 2024

Closing date

30 May 2024

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