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Lecturer in Astrophysics
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: E&PS-04040

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 16/04/2014

Salary: £37,756 to £46,400 per annum

Employment type: Permanent

Faculty/Organisation: Science and Engineering

Division: -

Hours Per Week: Full time

Contract Duration: Not specified

School / Directorate: School of Physics & Astronomy

Bring your interest in cosmology or the epoch of reionisation to the Square Kilometre Array.

The role

The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) will be the most sensitive radio telescope ever built and will play a major role in answering key questions in modern astrophysics and cosmology (see This is an exciting opportunity to join the SKA Group and work closely with the JBCA Extragalactic and Cosmology Group headed by Prof Richard Battye.

The person

As a scientist of international standing, with an active interest in exploring cosmology or the the epoch of reionisation (EoR) with the SKA, you will have an established record of research excellence, and the potential to play leading roles in observational projects. Expertise in observation with SKA pathfinder or precursor telescopes would be of particular interest.

Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Keith Grainge

Email: or

Professor Stephen Watts


The University of Manchester values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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