UCL Astrophysics Group


Associate Professorship in Theoretical and/or Observational Astrophysics

15 December 2022

The UCL Astrophysics Group invites applications for a Associate Professorship in Theoretical and/or Observational Astrophysics. Closing Date 28-Feb-2023.

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UCL invites applications for an Associate Professorship in theoretical and/or observational astrophysics, with a focus on research in gravitational waves, gravitational wave sources, and/or their electromagnetic counterparts. We also welcome applications from related areas of multi-messenger and transient astrophysics. Involvement in relevant experiments (e.g. LIGO/LISA/Cosmic Explorer/Einstein Telescope; Rubin-LSST) is desirable. The Associate Professor will be part of the Astrophysics Group.
The successful candidate will be required to carry out world-leading research in terms of originality, significance and rigour; play a leading role in helping to foster the research environment within the group and the department, and engage in external activities that bring national and international esteem to the group and UCL. The post-holder would be expected to commit to high quality teaching and to foster a positive learning environment for students. The post-holder will have a record of successful supervision and mentoring of PhD students and research fellows. The full Job Description and Person Specification can be found in the “Available Documents" section below. Candidates will need to upload (1) a CV (including a list of publications and of previous research funding as appropriate), (2) a statement of research interests and plans as well as the candidate’s approach to research culture (3 pages maximum), (3) a teaching and education statement (2 pages maximum), and (4) the contact information for three people from whom letters of reference may be requested. A cover letter can be included using the non-mandatory section to upload additional documents which may support your application.
Informal enquiries regarding the vacancy can be made to: Prof. Giovanna Tinetti - g.tinetti@ucl.ac.uk

Further information and the application process can be found here.