Postdoctoral positions in Astrophysics and Cosmology

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, December 16, 2021
Archive Date: 
Thursday, January 13, 2022
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
University of Bonn
Department Name: 
Argelander Institute for Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
Auf dem Huegel 71
Job Announcement Text: 

The Argelander Institute for Astronomy (AIfA) at the University of Bonn invites applications for one or more postdoctoral positions in astrophysics and cosmology starting in the fall 2022 or any time earlier.

The successful candidate has a strong research background in one or more of the following topics:

  • large-scale structure of the Universe
  • galaxy redshift surveys
  • numerical cosmology 
  • galaxy formation
  • cosmic reionisation
  • physics of the intergalactic medium
  • machine learning in astrophysics 

The postdoctoral fellow is expected to collaborate with the group led by Prof. Cristiano Porciani and conduct research related to the themes mentioned above with possible applications to Euclid, eROSITA and the Fred Young Submillimeter Telescope.

The appointment is initially for 2 years, with a possibility for further extensions and includes benefits. Salary is paid according to the German civil service scale TV-L E13. 

Bonn is a pleasant city on the Rhein river. Home to the United Nations campus and other international institutions, it offers a wide cultural program. The AIfA employs over 100 scientists and its building is also home to the Max Planck Institute for Radioastronomy which hosts 100 additional researchers.

Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or related fields. Materials in support of an application (a single pdf file including a CV, publication list, and a brief statement of research interests) should be submitted electronically to [email protected]. Please ensure that three letters of recommendation are sent directly to the above e-mail address. Review of applications will begin on January 3 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Bonn is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from women and minorities.

Included Benefits: 

Medical insurance, retirement plan, parental leave, unemployment benefits.

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, January 13, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, January 13, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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