Dark Matter Research Associate/Fellow

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
To event remaining 10 days
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
The University of Sydney
Street Line 3: 
New South Wales
Job Announcement Text: 
  • Full time 3 years fixed term employment, located on the Camperdown Campus at the School of Physics
  • Contribute to research focused on dark matter
  • Base Salary Level A/B $95K - $110K p.a. + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The University of Sydney is welcoming applications for a Dark Matter Research Associate/Fellow. The successful applicant will be working in the Astroparticle group (led by Professor Celine Boehm, Head of School) and expected to perform independent research on dark matter astroparticle physics. Topics especially related to cosmology and indirect dark matter detection are preferred, but candidates with other expertise will be considered.

Key responsibilities:

  • participate in a research programme investigating dark matter astroparticle physics
  • demonstrate research excellence
  • assist with grant writing and publishing original work
  • support teaching activities and the supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate students.

To learn more about the School of Physics, click here

About you

We are looking for a Dark Matter Research Associate/Fellow who has:

  • a PhD (or near completion) in Astroparticle Physics or Cosmology
  • the ability to supervise students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • primary research interests in dark matter: from particle physics, cosmology, astrophysics or astronomy
  • proven research excellence in this particular area of physics
  • experience in research record keeping, preparation of research papers and presentation of seminars
  • demonstrated excellence in written and oral communications skills, interacting with a variety of researchers and stakeholders.

The commencement level will be determined based on the candidate’s skills, experience, and knowledge.

How to apply

Closing date for applications: 11.59pm, Wednesday, 1 December 2021

Please click here to apply https://usyd.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/USYD_EXTERNAL_CAREER_SITE/job/Camperdown-Campus/Dark-Matter-Research-Associate-Fellow_0086898-1

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Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, December 31, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Professor Celine Boehm
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