Postdoctoral position in Observational Cosmology

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Sunday, December 22, 2019
Archive Date: 
Sunday, January 19, 2020
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
The University of Melbourne
Department Name: 
School of Physics
Job Announcement Text: 

The Astrophysics Group at the University of Melbourne invites applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher in Observational Cosmology, working with Dr Christian Reichardt.

The position will present opportunities for a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher to take a major role in studies of galaxy clusters selected by the Sunyaev-Zel’dovich effect in the SPT-3G survey on the South Pole Telescope, and their use as cosmological probes of dark energy and neutrinos. The successful applicant will work closely with international collaborators on South Pole Telescope project. A fraction of the time will be available for independent research projects.

The position is offered for three years with the possibility of extension, based on performance. The salary range is ~$80-98k AUD. Assistance with visas and relocation is available if required. Prospective candidates are encouraged to contact Dr. Christian Reichardt for additional information. Applications should be submitted through the University of Melbourne web site and must include a CV with publications, a brief statement of research Interests, and the names of three references. Review of applications will begin on Jan 19, 2020.

The School of Physics is a partner in three ARC Centre of Excellences for All-sky Astrophysics in 3D, Dark Matter Particle Physics, and Gravitational Wave Discovery, and provides a vibrant collaborative environment. The School collaborates with researchers around the globe to address some of the most fundamental problems today in astro- and particle physics. In addition to the SPT, the School works on the MWA radio telescope, LHC and LIGO. The School also has substantial expertise in neutrino and ‘Beyond the standard model’ physics.

Pay Compensation
$59000.00 (USD)
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, January 19, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Sunday, February 9, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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