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 email@example.com . 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, firstname.lastname@example.org .