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School of the Physical Sciences

 

In this section you will find information on vacancies in the School of the Physical Sciences as well as funding opportunities.

 

Vacancies in the School of the Physical Sciences

There are currently no vacancies in the Office of the School of the Physical Sciences. 

For vacancies in the School more widely, please see here.

 

Selection Committee Memberships

Under University procedures, we will publish here the membership of Selection Committees for senior academic posts. 

 

Department: Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics 

Position: University Lectureship in Statistics

Selection Committee Members:

  • Prof. James Norris (Chair)
  • Prof. Richard Samworth
  • Prof. John Aston
  • Dr Rajen Shah
  • Dr Sergio Bacallado
  • Prof. Richard Nickl
  • Dr Kaisey Mandel
  • Prof. Carola Schonlieb
  • Prof. Mihaela van der Schaar
  • Dr Vivien Gruar (Secretary)

 

Department: Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics

Position: Two University Lectureships in Pure Mathematics

Selection Committee Members:

  • Prof. James Norris (Chair)
  • Prof. Ivan Smith
  • Dr Holly Krieger
  • Prof. Jack Thorne
  • Prof. Neshan Wickramasekera
  • Dr Oscar Randall-Williams
  • Dr Peter Varju
  • Dr Jason Miller 
  • Dr Nilanjana Datta
  • Dr Vivien Gruar (Secretary)

 

Department: Chemistry

Position: University Lectureship in Atmospheric Chemistry

Selection Committee Members:

  • Dr James Keeler (Chair)
  • Prof. Rod Jones 
  • Prof. John Pyle
  • Dr Alex Archibald
  • Dr Anja Schmidt
  • Dr Marie Edmonds
  • Prof. Peter Haynes
  • Dr Howard Jones (Secretary)

 

Department: Institute of Astronomy

Position: University Lectureship in Astronomy

Selection Committee Members:

  • Prof. Richard McMahon (Chair)
  • Prof. Chris Reynolds
  • Dr Debora Sijacki
  • Dr Ian Parry
  • Prof. Mark Wyatt
  • Prof. Martin Haehnelt
  • Prof. Mike Irwin
  • Dr Vasily Belokurov
  • Prof. Roberto Maiolino
  • Prof. Val Gibson
  • Mrs Angela Macharia (Secretary)

 

Department: Geography 

Position: University Lectureship in Human Geography

Selection Committee Members:

  • Prof. Ash Amin (Chair)
  • Dr Harriet Allen
  • Prof. Matthew Gandy
  • Dr Alex Jeffrey
  • Dr Emma Mawdsley
  • Prof. Saul Dubow
  • Dr Sian Lazar
  • Dr Adam Strange (Secretary)

 

Funding Opportunities

Herchel Smith Award

The Herchel Smith Fellowship and PhD Studentship Scheme offer awards across the physical and biological sciences.

For more information about the schemes, please click here.

 

Research Council

Information on Research Council PhD studentship funding can be accessed here

 

The Ernest Oppenheimer Fund

Oppenheimer Research Fellowship (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for an Ernest Oppenheimer Early Career Research Fellowship to be held at Cambridge University in Colloid Science, as broadly interpreted within the fields of biology, surface chemistry, materials science and nanotechnology.  These Fellowships are intended to provide an opportunity for independent research, though the holders usually work in collaboration with an established research group.

Applications are encouraged from researchers who will have completed a PhD by 1 October 2019 and have spent not more than three years after a PhD viva or defence in post-doctoral research, allowing for career breaks, by 1 October 2019.

A list of projects recently funded is available here.

For further information, and to complete an application, please see Job Opportunities.

Please note that the closing date for applications is Tuesday 15 January 2019.

 

Ernest Oppenheimer Studentship (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for an Ernest Oppenheimer Studentship to be held at Cambridge University in Colloid Science, as broadly interpreted within the fields of biology, surface chemistry, materials science and nanotechnology.  The Studentship is to support research projects directly leading to a PhD.

The application should be made by the designated research supervisor, on behalf of the named candidate.

For further information, please see Job Opportunities.

Please note that the closing date for applications is Tuesday 15 January 2019.

 

Travel Fund