Postdoctoral position in theoretical cosmology - JRID47828

Submission Dates
Archive Date: 
March 31, 2014
Deadline to Apply for Job: 
April 1, 2014
Job Details
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution/Company Name: 
University of North Carolina
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
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Adrienne Erickcek
Assistant Professor
Department of Physics and Astronomy, UNC Chapel Hill
Street Address Line 1: 
Phillips Hall CB #3255
Chapel Hill
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Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at UNC Chapel Hill invites applications for a postdoctoral position in theoretical cosmology.  The successful applicant will work with Professor Adrienne Erickcek on topics related to dark matter, dark energy, and the early Universe, with a particular focus on dark matter substructure.   Candidates who have experience with cosmological simulations are especially encouraged to apply. 

In addition, the postdoctoral scholar will be encouraged to pursue an independent research program.  Research funds for conference attendance and other professional expenses will be provided.  The postdoctoral scholar will also have access to UNC's computational resources, including the 9500-core KillDevil cluster. 

The preferred start date is July 1, 2014, and candidates must have a Ph.D. in physics or astrophysics by Fall 2014. The initial appointment will be for two years and may be extended depending on satisfactory performance and availablity of funding.  To apply, please submit an application package to and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to Prof. Adrienne Erickcek (  Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled, and those received before March 10, 2014 will receive full consideration.

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