Postdoc position in Observational Cosmology

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Archive Date: 
Saturday, December 22, 2018
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Technical University of Denmark
Department Name: 
The Cosmic Dawn Center (DAWN)
Street Line 1: 
Elektrovej Bygning 327
City: 
Copenhagen
State/Province: 
Copenhagen
Country: 
Denmark
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The successful candidate is expected to

  • Provide substantial support to the preparation of the reduction and the scientific analysis of the data from the MIRI High – z Universe GTO program, mainly from the imaging part
  • Formulate and execute observational programs on the large observation facilities e.g. VLT, ALMA, HST, relevant for the interpretation of the MIRI/NIRCam observations
  • Participate in both national and international activities associated with the Cosmic Dawn Center of Excellence
  • Attract external funding


Cosmic Dawn is a new international basic research center supported by the Danish National Research Foundation, dedicated to uncovering how and when the first galaxies, stars and black holes formed. Dawn is located at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen and at the National Space Institute of the Danish Technical University (DTU Space), and collaborates closely with associate institutions in North America, Europe and Australia. The center has active and diverse visitor and workshop programs. A description of the centers scientific goals and team members can be found at the centers webpage (http://dawn.nbi.ku.dk)

DTU Space has been involved in the James Webb Space Telescope since 2003, mainly in the development of the Mid InfraRed Instrument MIRI and in the preparation of the MIRI Guaranteed Time Observations within the MIRI High – z Universe Working Group

Qualifications

  • Candidates must hold a PhD degree (or equivalent)
  • The applicant must demonstrate a solid background in observational cosmology
  • The applicant must demonstrate experience in reducing and analyzing near/mid infrared imaging observations


Application procedure
Please submit your online application no later than 15 December 2018

To view the full announcement and to apply: www.career.dtu.dk

Application Deadline: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Thomas Greve
Institution/Company: 
The Cosmic Dawn Center (DAWN)
Department Name: 
DTU Space
City: 
Copenhagen
Zip/Postal Code: 
2800
Country: 
Denmark
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Thomas Greve