Submission Dates
Archive Date: 
February 29, 2012
Deadline to Apply for Job: 
February 29, 2012
Job Details
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution/Company Name: 
University of Hawaii
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Submission Address for Resumes/CVs
Attention To: 
RCUH Human Resources
Job Announcement Text: 


(2) Non-Regular, F/T (limited term up to 3 years), RCUH Non-Civil Service positions w/ the Institute for Astronomy in Honolulu Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws.

MINIMUM MONTHLY SALARY: Salary commensurate with qualifications.

DUTIES: Performs research in cosmology analyzing Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) and large scale structure (LSS) data, with special emphasis on non-linear transformations, non-Gaussianity, Baryon Acoustic Oscillations (BAOs), and Dark Energy in general.

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. from an accredited college or university in Astronomy or Physics (Ph.D. candidates may apply but must submit evidence of Ph.D. completion upon hire.) Experience in analyzing CMB and LSS data sets, theoretical research in cosmology, and computational techniques. Knowledge of current research in cosmology, ISW effect, Dark Energy, and BAO. Proficiency in python/numpy, and c, experience with the CAMB and Cosmomc, or equivalent, as well as familiarity and maintenance of Linux and OS X systems.

INQUIRIES: Dr. Istvan Szapudi 956-6196 (Oahu).

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: To apply, please submit a CV, a cover letter including Recruitment ID#, a narrative of your research interests and experience, and a copy of degree(s)/transcripts/certificate(s) to confirm your credentials.

The preferred method of applying for a job is through our on-line application process. Please go to, click on “Employment” and navigate to “Job Announcements/Apply for a Job.” However, if you do not have access to the Internet, you may send application documents by email to, fax (808) 956-5022, mail, or hand-deliver to: Director of Human Resources, Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii, 2530 Dole Street, Sakamaki Hall D-100, Honolulu, HI 96822 before the closing date. Online applications, emailed and faxed documents must be submitted/received by the closing date on February 29, 2012 (11:59 P.M. Hawaii Standard Time/RCUH receipt time). Mailed documents must be postmarked by the closing date. Hand-delivered documents must be received by our HR office by 4 P.M. Hawaii Standard Time/RCUH receipt time. Please also arrange for three (3) letters of recommendation to be sent to RCUH by the application deadline, either by regular mail to the above address or via email to

If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-3100. EEO/AA Employer.

Included Benefits: 

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