Postdoctoral vacancies

Applications are invited for Postdoctoral Research Associates in Theoretical Particle Physics at the University of Edinburgh, to work in the Higgs Centre for Theoretical Physics.

The University of Edinburgh is advertising postdoctoral positions in LHC phenomenology and lattice field theory at the Higgs Centre for Theoretical Physics. Research activities have to be oriented either towards LHC phenomenology, and in particular Standard Model processes, or else heavy and light flavours phenomenology from lattice simulations.

Salary will be in the range £32,548 - £38,833, depending on experience. 

Applications can only be considered when the relevant University of Edinburgh application form is fully completed. These application forms are available at:

Please see the description on each individual application form for details and conditions (cf. also our AJO advert).

Deadline for applying is the 17th of November 2017. Appointments will usually begin on 01 October 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Postdoctoral Fellowships

There are a number of prestigious fellowships which might enable you to work with us, and which we can help you apply for:

We encourage interested applicants to get in touch with Einan Gardi (Einan.Gardi [at] or a member of the Management Committee .

PhD Studies

In the School of Physics and Astronomy we run a PhD programme in a variety of subjects. A PhD in Theoretical Physics may be taken in:  

Theoretical Particle Physics

Astrophysics and Cosmology 

Condensed Matter and Complex Systems

To apply to any of the above, please use the University postrgraduate application system.

Interested candidates are welcome to contact the Graduate School Secretary gradschool [at] (Liz Paterson.)

You may also apply for a PhD in Mathematical Physics (separate application through School of Mathematics).