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Stephen Hawking Postdoctoral Fellowship (UK | physics)

The Stephen Hawking Postdoctoral Fellowship funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) supports postdoctoral fellows in theoretical physics in the UK. Applicants must have either a PhD, or at least 4 years’ experience in a relevant field by the start of your fellowship. The fellowship covers the following areas:

  • cosmology
  • general relativity
  • quantum gravity
  • classical gravity
  • string theory
  • statistical physics
  • nuclear physics
  • particle physics
  • particle astrophysics
  • theoretical astronomy
  • theoretical plasma physics
  • solar or planetary physics
  • mathematical physics
  • condensed matter physics
  • theoretical quantum optics and information
  • quantum fluids and solids
  • cold atoms and molecules

Applicants may apply for funding of 3 years. The EPSRC covers 80% of the full economic cost of the project. Applications are assessed on an ongoing basis and applicants are encouraged to apply at any time.

Intended for: Postdoctoral fellows

Discipline: Physics

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