Postdoctoral Research Associate in Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Imperial College London
Department Name: 
Astrophysics group
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Job Announcement Text: 

This position is to work with Dr Jonathan Pritchard as part of an ERC funded FIRSTDAWN project to develop tools for learning about astrophysics and cosmology through intensity mapping with the 21 cm line of hydrogen and other relevant lines. You will be expected to help produce independent and original research within the Astrophysics group, submit publications to refereed journals and support the activities of the research group. The main focus will be on topics connected to 21 cm and line intensity mapping to study reionization, cosmic dawn, and cosmology including emulation of numerical simulations, modelling of the intensity mapping signal in 21 cm and other lines, parameter estimation and interpretation of statistical properties of the 21 cm signal. Especially in the context of observations of LOFAR, HERA, SKA.

See Imperial College Jobs link below for further information and to apply. Please include CV, statement of research interests, and details of three referees when applying. This position is for up to two years beginning on or after 1 April 2018. Application deadline is 22 Jan 2018. Funding for travel and computing is available as part of the overall ERC funded project.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$49500.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$59000.00 (USD)
Compensation Notes: 
Typically at PhD min + 1 grade per year experience. See
Included Benefits: 

See for details of general Imperial staff benefits.

Application Deadline: 
Monday, January 22, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Louise Hayward
Imperial College London
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Jonathan Pritchard