Cosmology Postdoctoral Fellowship – ID# 12509 - JRID43565

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December 31, 2012
Deadline to Apply for Job: 
January 4, 2013
Job Details
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution/Company Name: 
Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii
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Non-Regular, F/T (limited term up to 3 years), RCUH Non-Civil Service positions w/ the Institute for Astronomy in Honolulu, HI. 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). 

CLOSING DATE:  January 4, 2013.

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.

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