Research opportunities

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

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.

NEW: Lecturer or Reader in Galaxy Evolution: deadline 3 December 2022; apply here
NEW: Chancellor's Fellowship tenure track positions: deadline 28 November 2022; apply here   
NEW: Lecturer or Reader in Extreme Conditions Physics: deadline 24 November 2022; apply here
NEW: Lecturer or Reader in Theoretical Soft Matter, Statistical and Biological Physics: deadline 21 November 2022; apply here 

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: