3 to 5-year Postdoctoral Research Assistant Position

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Foreign
Institution/Company: 
Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich
Department Name: 
University Observatory/Faculty for Physics
Street Line 1: 
Scheinerstrasse 1
City: 
Munich
State/Province: 
Bavaria
Zip/Postal: 
81679
Country: 
Germany
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Physical Cosmology group at the University Observatory of the Department of Physics at the Ludwig-Maximilians University announces the opportunity for a Postdoctoral position in the area of cosmology. Scientists with a PhD degree in Physics, Astrophysics or related fields are invited to apply. Successful applicants will be expected to conduct original research in theoretical, phenomenological or observational cosmology. The post holder is expected to carry out a modest amount of teaching for the university's bachelor and master programs in physic and astrophysics. We aim to fill the position from as early as September 2019. For experienced scientist the offer for the position can be for up to 5 years. For the Postdoctoral position we are looking for a person with a background in either theoretical, phenomenological or observational cosmology including the areas of dark energy, large-scale structure, clusters of galaxies, cosmic microwave background and machine learning in astrophysics. But this is an open call, so all cosmologists are encouraged to apply. The research assistant is expected to play an active role in at least one of the following surveys: Dark Energy Survey (DES), eRosita and Euclid. The salary is paid according to the German public service pay agreement TV-L E13. The advancement of women in science is an integral part of the university‘s policy. Therefore, women are especially encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities will be given preference to other applicants with equal qualifications. Applicants should prepare a covering letter and the following documents as pdf files: CV, publication list, past research activities and research plan. Further, applicants are asked to arrange at least three letters of recommendation to be sent to the address below (preferably electronically by e-mail to jochen.weller@usm.uni-muenchen.de). The closing date for receipt of applications is January 15th, 2019.

 

Pay Compensation
Compensation Notes: 
The salary is paid according to the German public service pay agreement TV-L E13
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, January 21, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Jochen Weller
Title: 
Prof. Dr.
Institution/Company: 
Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich
Department Name: 
University Observatory/Faculty for Physics
Street Line 1: 
Scheinerstrasse 1
City: 
Munich
State/Province: 
Bavaria
Zip/Postal Code: 
81679
Country: 
Germany
Phone: 
+49 89 2180 5976
Email: 
jochen.weller@usm.lmu.de
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Jochen Weller
Subject: 
Postdoctoral Position
Email: 
jochen.weller@usm.lmu.de