Postdoctoral Associate in Experimental Cosmology

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Yale University
New Haven
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

We invite applications for a postdoctoral position in experimental cosmology within the Physics Department at Yale University. The successful candidate will work with Prof. Laura Newburgh on Simons Observatory ( The successful candidate will focus on data cuts, flagging, and data pipeline development for the Simons Observatory surveys underway. 

Appropriately qualified applicants will have the opportunity to pursue other avenues of related research. This position is for a one-year appointment, renewable for up to two additional years. This position includes some travel to and time spent at the Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Chile, a Chilean University collaborating with Simons Observatory.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to contact Prof. Newburgh ([email protected]) for additional information before applying.

Applicants should have a PhD in astronomy, physics, or a closely related field, and have demonstrated skills in cosmology analysis.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, providing a CV and publications list, a brief statement of research interests (2 pages), and arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be submitted (which can happen only after the applicant has created a dossier through Interfolio). For full consideration, applications should be received by Dec 15, 2023. Interested applicants may also apply for Yale fellowships (YCAA and Mossman fellowships).

The nominal start date for the position is Fall 2024, but is negotiable.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, December 15, 2023
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, February 15, 2024
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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