Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Cosmic Dawn Center (DAWN)
The Cosmic Dawn Center (DAWN) invites applications for the DAWN Post-doctoral Fellowships. The fellowships are intended for outstanding early career scientists whose research expertise falls within DAWN’s research themes: high-redshift galaxy evolution, epoch of re-ionization, first stars and galaxies, dust and ISM in the early universe, the formation and evolution of elements in explosive cosmic transients, and dark matter. DAWN Fellows are expected to pursue their own independent research programs, either in theory or observations.
DAWN is a Center of Excellence funded by the Danish National Research Foundation (DNRF), located at the Niels Bohr Institute (NBI), University of Copenhagen (UCPH) and at the Space division of the Danish Technical University (DTU-Space). Additionally, the center has a number of associate members at major research institutes across Europe, North America, and Australia. DAWN brings together experts in all aspects of early universe galaxy evolution and is deeply involved in major existing and upcoming surveys with e.g., HST, ALMA, Euclid and JWST, as well as cosmological and zoom-in simulations. DAWN is also home to the HEAVYMETAL project, funded by the European Research Council, which aims to understand the nuclear and astrophysical origin of the heaviest elements in neutron star mergers.
For more information on the Center's activities and researchers, please see http://cosmicdawn.dk
DAWN Fellowships are for a period of three years. Employment is scheduled to begin in the fall of 2024 or upon agreement with the chosen candidate. Applicants may also be considered for other post-doctoral positions at the Cosmic DAWN Center.
Applications must consist of a CV, Diplomas (Master and PhD degree or equivalent), a list of publications, and a brief research statement that describes research interests and research plans. The research statement should not exceed 3 pages (text, figures and references included) with a font size no smaller than 11pt Times New Roman (or equivalent).
The deadline for applications is 10 December 2023, 23:59 GMT +1. Applications received within the deadline will receive full consideration. Short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview in January.
The application, in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW. Follow the directions for applying carefully.
You can read about the recruitment process at https://employment.ku.dk/faculty/recruitment-process/.
Selection of the successful candidates will be based on outstanding research accomplishments and promise of future achievements. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates irrespective of nationality or gender identity.
Further information on the Department and the Center is linked at Niels Bohr Institute - Cosmic DAWN Center - DTU Space.
Inquiries about the position can be made to: Professor Sune Toft [email protected] , Professor Thomas Greve [email protected], Professor Johan Fynbo [email protected], Assoc. Professor Lise Christensen [email protected], or Assoc. Professor Georgios Magdis [email protected].
Enquiries related to HEAVYMETAL may be made to Darach Watson [email protected]