Postdoctoral Positions in Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology - JRID47306

Submission Dates
Archive Date: 
January 31, 2014
Deadline to Apply for Job: 
February 1, 2014
Job Details
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution/Company Name: 
University of Bonn
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Submission Address for Resumes/CVs
Attention To: 
Cristiano Porciani
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The Argelander Institute for Astrophysics (AIfA) of Bonn University invites applications for a postdoctoral position in theoretical astrophysics and cosmology to work with Prof. Cristiano Porciani. The successful candidate has a strong research background in one or more of the following topics: large-scale structure of the Universe, galaxy redshift surveys, dark energy, primordial non-Gaussianity, numerical cosmology, radiative transfer, and the intergalactic medium.

The appointment is initially for 2 years, with a possibility for further extensions. Resources include programs within the Euclid mission and the eROSITA satellite as well as with high-performance computing facilities. Salary is paid according to the German civil service scale TV-L E13. The appointment is expected to begin in the Fall 2013.

Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or related fields. Materials in support of an application (including a Curriculum Vitae, publication list, and a brief statement of research interests) should be submitted electronically to Please ensure that three letters of recommendation are sent directly to the above e-mail address. Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

Bonn is a pleasant city on the Rhine river. Home to the United Nations campus and other international institutions, it offers a vibrant cultural life. The AIfA hosts over 100 scientists working on many different subjects in astrophysics and is located next to the Max-Planck Institute for Radioastromy.

The University of Bonn is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from women and minorities.

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No benefits information has been provided by the employer.