Postdoctoral Researcher - Galaxy Clusters

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Publish Date: 
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
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Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Stony Brook University
City: 
Stony Brook
State/Province: 
NY
Zip/Postal: 
11794
Country: 
United States of America
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Postdoctoral Researcher - Galaxy Clusters

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Stony Brook University seeks to hire a postdoctoral researcher working on clusters of galaxies. Work that will inform cluster cosmology with the Vera C. Rubin Observatory (www.lsst.org, www.lsst-desc.org/) is particularly encouraged. The successful applicant will work with Prof. Anja von der Linden in the Stony Brook Cosmology Group. Collaborations with nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory and/or the Center for Computational Astrophysics are possible.

Required Qualifications: Applicants should have, or be in the process of completing, a Ph.D. in astrophysics. They should have significant research experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Strong background in one or more of the following: analysis of large astronomical datasets; weak gravitational lensing; photometric redshift estimates; cluster cosmology; statistical inferences from astronomical data.

The position is anticipated to begin September 2021. The duration of the postdoctoral appointment is up to three years, with renewable one-year terms.

Applicants should submit a statement of research interests and a CV, and upload them via the web interface at https://apptrkr.com/2117987. They should also arrange to have three letters of reference sent to anja.vonderlinden@stonybrook.edu . The deadline for receipt of all documents is February 10, 2021.

Informal inquiries regarding this position may be addressed to Prof. Anja von der Linden, anja.vonderlinden@stonybrook.edu .

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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