|Salary:||£36,333 to £43,155 per annum (£37,099 - £44,263 per annum as of 1 August 2023)|
|Placed On:||26th May 2023|
|Closes:||19th June 2023|
The Solar and Magnetospheric Theory Group in the School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St Andrews, has an opening for a Research Fellow, funded by an STFC Consolidated Grant (PI Prof Thomas Neukirch), to work in solar or magnetospheric theory with particular focus on one or more of the following general areas: magnetic reconnection, particle acceleration, solar magnetic activity processes, coronal heating, solar magnetic fields, and magnetospheric theory.
Preference will be given to applicants who have previous research experience in solar MHD, magnetospheric MHD and/or space plasma/kinetic theory.
You should have completed or expect to obtain shortly a PhD in either solar theory, magnetospheric theory, or a closely related subject.
The post is available for 18 months, starting 1 August 2023, or as soon as possible thereafter.
Further details of the project can be found by contacting Prof Thomas Neukirch, firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications are particularly welcome from people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in research posts at the University.
Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters and Stonewall). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network. Full details available online: https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/
Interview Date: week commencing 3 July 2023
Please quote ref: AR2828DO
Further Particulars: AR2828DO FPs.doc
Start Date: 1 August 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Fixed Term: 18 Months
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