Applications invited for Postdoctoral Fellowships

The School welcomes applications from both external and internal scientists interested in applying for personal fellowships.

We are keen to attract outstanding researchers from Edinburgh and across the world to join us as Postdoctoral Fellows.  We offer a high quality research environment and support for you in your fellowship application process. 

Fellowship opportunities

The School operates an internal review process for the following fellowship opportunities:

  • UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships
  • Royal Society University Research Fellowships
  • STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowships
  • EPSRC Fellowships
  • Royal Astronomical Society Fellowships
  • Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship
  • Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship

Application information

Candidates are expected to have a PhD in Physics, Astronomy or a related discipline, and in most cases a few years research experience, as well as the ability to present clear evidence of their potential to undertake leading research.

The School of Physics and Astronomy is committed to advancing equality and diversity, welcoming applications from everyone irrespective of gender, ethnic group or nationality. We particularly encourage applications from female and/or BAME candidates.

How to apply

Candidates must submit information including a research statement, CV and list of publications.  The deadline for a number of these fellowships is noon, 17 July 2020.