Vacancies within the QUASAR Group

Project Manager Grade 7

Interested in joining the QUASAR Group as Project Manager? Are you fascinated by Antimatter Research and challenges in Big Data Science? You will work on the research and training projects 'Accelerators Validating Antimatter Physics'(AVA) and the Liverpool Centre for Doctoral Training on Big Data Science (LIVDAT) with the project leader, Professor Carsten P Welsch. You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the projects, including ensuring efficient implementation of the project, building strong links with project partners, event organisation and international communication of all project outcomes. You should have a degree (or equivalent qualification or relevant professional experience), experience with management of large scale projects, national and international funding bodies a good command of English, experience working in international contexts. A PhD in physics, engineering or a related area is desirable. The post is available until the 31 December 2021.

More information and how to apply can be found here

Application deadline: 18th October 2018


Grade 8 Commercial Development Manager

that helps maximise the commercial impact of research in the physics department. This includes ideas generated by the Accelerator Science, Nuclear Physics and Particle Physics Groups. You will work closely with these clusters to identify and develop opportunities for commercial exploitation, develop partnerships with industry and other external organisations including funding agencies, advise on future technological growth directions and perform market research.


Grade7/8 Research Fellows

based at the Cockcroft Institute in the UK or at CERN specialised in either beam diagnostics R&D for charged particle beams, or beam dynamics studies ranging all the way from low energy storage rings and beam lines to the TeV energy range in the LHC and linear colliders. You will contribute to/lead activities in either of these areas and collaborate closely with the staff and students in the QUASAR Group. An internationally excellent track record, demonstrated for example through publications or leadership roles, will be expected.


G7/8 Research and Impact Marketing and Communications Manager.

You will support our institutional and departmental strategies by communicating our research outcomes and events internationally, and also contribute to our communication-related impact case studies. You will have excellent media links and a demonstrated track record in science communication.


Grade points will be determined on the basis of experience. Please contact for further information.


PhD Projects

In order to apply for one of our projects, please submit your application via the following link ( Please indicate the project you are particularly interested in; general applications will also be considered.


Fellowship opportunities

‌We invite expressions of interest for a number of prestigious Fellowships and grants, including ERC Starting and Consolidator Grants, Marie Curie Fellowships, and STFC Rutherford Fellowships all year around.

These funding schemes offer outstanding supporting and developing opportunities for time frames between 2-5 years and are an ideal platform for those who have already demonstrated their potential as outstanding researchers. We can provide access to world-class research infrastructure at the Cockcroft Institute/University of Liverpool and help you develop your proposal into a competitive bid. The stimulating environment within the QUASAR Group will allow you to make your research ideas become reality.