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Research Associate in Particle Physics: QCD

The University of Manchester - Particle Physics

Location: Manchester
Salary: £32,236 to £39,609 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th October 2018
Closes: 30th November 2018
Job Ref: S&E-12876

Job Reference : S&E-12876
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 30/11/2018
Salary : £32,236 - £39,609 per annum (according to relevant experience)
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering
Division : Particle Physics
Hours Per week : Full Time
Contract Duration : 1 October 2019 until 30 September 2021

Applications are invited for an ERC-funded Postdoctoral Research Associate position in the University of Manchester Particle Physics Group to work on a project related to developing new Monte Carlo event generators, based on their close connection to analytic QCD resummation.

The successful applicant should have, or be about to obtain, a PhD in collider physics theory/phenomenology.

The post will be available from October 2019 for a period of two years with a possible extension to a third year.

Applications should be made online. In addition, applicants should send by email to:-  a single pdf file containing:-

1) their full CV, 2) a brief research statement, 3) a list of publications, and also arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be sent to the same address by the closing date.

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Mrinal Dasgupta


General enquiries:


Tel:  0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel:  0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Further particulars including job description and person specification are available on the University of Manchester website - click on the 'Apply' button above to find out more.

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