UK and Ireland Theoretical Particle Physics Jobs Rumour Mill

UK and Ireland Theoretical Particle Physics Jobs Rumour Mill




This is an informal rumour board providing (hopefully) useful information about careers in particle physics research in the UK and Ireland. This page is not endorsed in any way from Swansea University, which can not be held responsible for its content. We cannot guarantee that any information is accurate. This information is provided as a public service, no warranty is expressed or implied. Your mileage may vary.

Related rumour boards are to be found for US theory jobs , US experimental jobs , US nuclear theory , Germany/Nordic , Asia , New Zeland , and Greece . Job announcements may be found at PhysicsWeb.org . Postdoc-related rumours can be found here.


Links to UK theory groups web pages and those in Ireland. Imperial have a guide to postdoc applications.


Links to currently available PhD places can be found in Oxford

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Jobs and 5 Year fellowships for 2017-2018 Academic Year


University of Hertfordshire
(Lecturer in various disciplines including Theoretical Physics, deadline 23rd November 2017)
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Cambridge University
(Two Lectureships in Theoretical Particle Physics, 8th January 2018)
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University of Bristol
(Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Mathematical Physics, deadline 27th November 2018)
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Durham University (IPPP)
(Lecturer in Particle Physics Phenomenology, deadline extended to 17th January 2018)
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Royal Society Fellowships (deadline 3 September)
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EPSRC Advanced Fellowships (no deadline)
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STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowships (deadline 24 September)
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Theorist 2016-2017 Shuffles:



Jobs for Previous Academic Years


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