Fellowship Opportunities at St Andrews – Deadline 2 August 2024

The Solar and Magnetospheric Theory Group (SMTG), School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St Andrews encourages expressions of interest for the following fellowship opportunities to be hosted by the group:

STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowship (STFC deadline 1 Oct 2024, 4pm UK time): https://www.ukri.org/what-we-do/developing-people-and-skills/stfc/fellowships/ernest-rutherford-fellowships/

The School of Mathematics and Statistics in St Andrews can support one STFC ERF application in 2024. The successful candidate will be determined by an internal selection process (for details, see the SMTG Fellowships webpage). 

Interested candidates should follow the instructions on the SMTG Fellowships webpage  and submit the required application materials to Prof. Thomas Neukirch (tn3@st-andrews.ac.uk) by 2 August 2024. For informal enquiries please also get in touch with Prof. Neukirch. 

We would also encourage interested candidates to contact us about the following fellowships:

Royal Society University Research Fellowship (Royal Society deadline 10 September 2024; call opens 11 July 2024):

While there is no quota on Royal Society URF applications, applicants will still need to undergo an internal selection process.

We also welcome enquiries regarding our group hosting any Marie Slodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships (European Commission closing date 11 September 2024): https://marie-sklodowska-curie-actions.ec.europa.eu/actions/postdoctoral-fellowships

The group’s research focuses on applications of the theory of solar system plasmas, in particular using MHD, to the solar atmosphere and planetary magnetospheres. Applications from candidates who would add to the group’s expertise in these areas of plasma theory would be welcome.