Applications invited for Postdoctoral Fellowships

The School welcomes applications from both external and internal scientists interested in applying for personal fellowships. In particular we have an internal deadline on 15 July 2021 for STFC Ernest Rutherford, Royal Society and EPSRC 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 which have a deadline of Thursday 15 July 2021:

  • STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowships
  • Royal Society University Research Fellowships
  • EPSRC Open and Postdoctoral Fellowships

We also welcome applicants for other fellowships, the full list of which can be found on the weblink below.

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. 

How to apply

Candidates must submit information including a research statement, CV and list of publications.  Full application information can be found on the weblink below.