Research opportunities

Find out about potential research opportunities within the School, including academic positions and PhD degrees.

1851 Royal Commission Research; Royal Society Career Development; and Daphne Jackson Trust Fellowships accepting applications now.

Postdoctoral Fellowships

The School of Physics and Astronomy welcomes applications from both external and internal early career scientists for personal fellowships.

Academic research opportunities

Check the University of Edinburgh's recruitment website for current academic job vacancies. In addition, opportunities may also be advertised on the webpages of individual research groups.

Postgraduate research opportunities

We offer a diverse selection of PhD degrees across all our research areas. Full details can be found in the section of our website aimed at potential postgraduate students: