Postdoctoral position in probabilistic deep neural networks for weak lensing

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, December 21, 2019
Archive Date: 
Saturday, January 18, 2020
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Astroparticule et Cosmologie
Street Line 1: 
Université de Paris
Street Line 2: 
10 rue Alice Domon et Leonie Duquet
City: 
Paris
State/Province: 
IDF
Zip/Postal: 
75013
Country: 
France
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Astroparticle & Cosmologie (APC) laboratory invites applications for a postdoctoral position in cosmology. The successful candidate will collaborate with Dr. Eric Aubourg (PI of the AstroDeep ANR), Dr. Cécile Roucelle and Dr. Alexandre Boucaud on the development of cutting-edge probabilistic machine learning methods for measuring weak gravitational lensing. The successful candidate will join the AstroDeep team composed of experts in weak-lensing, statistics, Bayesian neural networks and other related fields, located in France and the USA. The objective of this postdoctoral research is to develop and implement image processing methods in a Bayesian deep learning framework to compute weak-lensing observables for the upcoming large scale cosmological surveys Euclid and LSST. These methods shall be tested on simulations and existing public data (HST, DES, HSC). To that end, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to join the LSST and Euclid consortia.

The candidate should hold a PhD in either physics/astrophysics, engineering, mathematics or computer science. Candidates with either a scientific or technical background are welcome to apply. Our group is committed to diversity and equality,and encourage applications from women and underrepresented minorities. We support a flexible and family-friendly work environment. The position includes an internationally competitive salary and generous travel budget. French language skills are not required. Applicants should send a CV and research statement to Eric Aubourg, and arrange for three reference letters to be sent to the same email addresses before the application deadline.

More details on https://astrodeep.pages.in2p3.fr/website/jobs/postdoc-apc/

Included Benefits: 

Benefits for this position include retirement, health care, parental leave, vacation and sick days, subsidized meals, discount for public transport, sport and culture, French language classes.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, January 31, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, February 20, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Eric Aubourg
Institution/Company: 
Astroparticule et Cosmologie
Street Line 1: 
Université de Paris
Street Line 2: 
10 rue Alice Domon et Leonie Duquet
City: 
Paris
Zip/Postal Code: 
75013
Country: 
France
Email: 
jobs@astrodeep.net