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Research Assistant/Associate

Imperial College London - Department of Physics

Location: London
Salary: £43,093 to £50,834 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 16th November 2022
Closes: 16th December 2022
Job Ref: NAT01334
 

Location: South Kensington Campus

Fixed Term: 9 months available from 1st January 2023.

Job Summary

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant/Associate position within the Theoretical Physics Group of the Department of Physics at Imperial College London. You will work with Professor Andrew J. Tolley and will also interact with other members of the Theory Group.

Duties and responsibilities

The post holder will contribute to independent and original research, submit publications to refereed journals and assist with the administration of the Research Group and provide support to the research students. This project will involve a high degree of teamwork, technical skills and interdisciplinary research.

For Research Assistant post, the post holder will be about to complete a PhD and for the Research Associate post you will already have a PhD in Theoretical Physics or an equivalent level of professional qualifications and experience.

Essential Criteria

The post holder must be able to demonstrate all the following essential criteria:

  • Extensive high quality experience in effective field theory approaches to gravity
  • Extensive high quality experience in S-matrix positivity/amplitude techniques
  • Excellent experience in double copy formalism for gauge theories and gravity theories
  • Evidence of outstanding promise and originality in research, demonstrated by a good publication record, commensurate with your career stage

Further Information

*Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant within the salary range £38,194- £41,388 per annum.

More information about the Department of Physics, the Theoretical Physics Group and the staff benefits that we offer can be found on our webpages.

Please complete an online application form on the website: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/ and search using the vacancy reference NAT01334.  Only applicants who have completed the application form will be considered.

Should you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Ms Graziela de Nadai, Section Administrator - g.denadai@imperial.ac.uk 

For technical issues when applying online please email recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

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Closing date: 16/12/2022

The Department of Physics is an IoP JUNO Champion and an Athena Silver SWAN Award winner reflecting our commitment to building a supportive, inclusive and highly motivated community.

The College is a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions, we evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal impact factor where it is published. For more information, see https://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-evaluation/

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