Research and job opportunities

PhD and postdoctoral positions within the group are advertised in the fall each year. Please feel free to send informal enquires to Prof Mark Gieles or Prof Justin Read.

PhD positions

Every year we advertise funded PhD projects around the fall. We encourage interested candidates to inquire about opportunities. 

View our Physics PhD page.

Fellowships

We are keen to attract talented candidates on personal fellowships, including:

Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship - "This scheme offers you the opportunity to hold appointments on a part-time basis or convert from full-time to part-time and back again to help match work and other commitments, such as parental or caring responsibilities etc.” and is for people with less than 6 years of postdoctoral experience. | Duration: 5 years.

Branco Weiss Fellowship - If your project departs from the mainstream of research in your discipline and you are “keen on engaging in a dialogue across your particular discipline”, e.g. astronomy outreach and/or data visualisation. | Duration: 5 years.

Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 - “Do you have 3 years or less post-doctoral research experience and want to conduct innovative research of your own instigation?” | Duration: 3 years.

Newton International Fellowship - Covers a broad range of physical, natural and social sciences and the humanities and is for non-UK citizens with less than 7 years of postdoctoral research experience. | Duration: 2 years.

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions - Duration: 2 years.

STFC Rutherford fellowship - Duration: 5 years.

Royal Society University Research Fellowship - Duration: 5+3 years.

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Astrophysics Research Group
University of Surrey
Guildford
Surrey
GU2 7XH