Institute for Astronomy


Jobs at the IfA

Applications invited for UKRI Future Leader Fellowships

The School welcomes applications from both external and internal scientists interested in applying for latest round of UKRI Future Leader Fellowships.

We are keen to attract outstanding researchers from Edinburgh and across the world to join us as Research Fellows. We offer a high quality research environment and support for you in your fellowship application process.

Fellowship opportunities

The School operates an internal review process for the UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships with deadline:

Noon on Friday 6th March 2020.

Applications are also welcomed for other fellowship opportunities, which will be part of a later review process.

Application information

Candidates are expected to have a PhD in Physics, Astronomy or a related discipline, and in most cases a few years research experience, as well as the ability to present clear evidence of their potential to undertake leading research.

How to apply

Candidates must submit information including a 2 page Case for Support, CV and list of publications by Noon, 6th March 2020.

Submissions should be emailed to:

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