Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Computational Cosmology - JRID41967

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April 30, 2012
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May 11, 2012
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Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
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University of Sussex
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Prof. Peter Thomas
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School of Mathematical & Physical Sciences
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Computational Cosmology
Full-time, fixed-term for 18 months, with possible extension subject to funding.
Starting date: 01 Oct 2012.
Salary range: £30,122 to £35,938 per annum, depending on experience.

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Sussex in the field of computational cosmology. Faculty members Ilian Iliev and Peter Thomas lead our research in this area. We are seeking a talented and creative simulator with demonstrated outstanding intellectual contributions to research at doctoral or post-doctoral level, to contribute to our research programme. Particular research areas of interest include physics of reionization, galaxy, cluster and large-scale structure formation, astrophysical gas dynamics, radiative transfer and feedback. Parallel computing experience is a plus. The candidate will also be expected to assist in the teaching and supervision of students in the group, and there may be opportunities for broader interaction within the Astronomy Centre and Theoretical Particle Physics group.

Informal enquiries relating to this post may be addressed to Prof. Peter Thomas ( The Astronomy Centre web-pages can be found at

Sussex provides an intellectually outstanding and supportive working environment. Thomson Scientific recently ranked the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Sussex top in the UK for its research impact.

Closing date: 11 May 2012

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