Research Scientist in Cosmology and Structure Formation - Ludwig-Maximilians Universitaet (LMU-Munich)

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, October 19, 2018
Archive Date: 
Friday, November 30, 2018
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU-Munich)
Department Name: 
Faculty of Physics
Street Line 1: 
Scheinerstrasse 1
City: 
Munich
State/Province: 
Bayern
Zip/Postal: 
81679
Country: 
Germany
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for a research scientist appointment in the Cosmology and Structure Formation group of the Faculty of Physics at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU-Munich). The successful applicant will be expected to lead studies of cosmology and the growth of structure that rely on galaxy clusters and large scale structure. Our group is centrally involved in preparations for the eROSITA X-ray all sky survey (launch March 2019) as well as the ongoing mm-wave survey science in the South Pole Telescope (SPT-SZ, SPTpol and SPT-3G) and the weak lensing and galaxy population studies in the Dark Energy Survey. In addition to participating in these missions, the new group member will have the opportunity to become involved in the planning for Legacy Science in the Euclid mission. The successful candidate will pursue his/her own research program and will have the opportunity to work closely with PhD and Masters students as well as other postdoctoral scholars and senior scientists in the group.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in astronomy or physics. The appointment will begin in spring 2019 or thereafter. This is a German civil service position (Beamte/ Akademischer Rat; level A13) open to all qualified individuals, regardless of nationality. German language skills are not required. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.  The initial appointment will be made for three years with the possibility of an extension to six years, pending adequate research progress. Please send a CV, a publication list, and a research statement. In addition, please arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to Prof Mohr. Applications should be received by December 3, 2018.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$60000.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$72000.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 

German civil servant benefits for this position include retirement, health care, family leave, and 30 days vacation, among other benefits.

Application Deadline: 
Monday, December 3, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, February 15, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Joseph Mohr
Title: 
Professor
Institution/Company: 
LMU-Munich
Department Name: 
Faculty of Physics
Street Line 1: 
Scheinerstrasse 1
City: 
Munich
State/Province: 
Bayern
Zip/Postal Code: 
81679
Country: 
Germany
Phone: 
+49-151-2238-2254
FAX: 
+49-89-2180-6003
Email: 
Joseph.Mohr@physik.lmu.de
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Prof. Joseph Mohr
Subject: 
Cosmology and Structure Formation Position
Email: 
Joseph.Mohr@physik.lmu.de