Applications are invited for postdoctoral positions in experimental, numerical, observational, and/or theoretical cosmology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, to begin in August 2019. Outstanding applicants will automatically be considered for the Fortner Postdoctoral Research Associateship.
Research in cosmology in the departments of Physics and Astronomy at UIUC and at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications includes the early universe, CMB, dark matter, structure formation, numerical cosmology, galaxy clusters, galaxy evolution, cosmological data analysis, and instrumentation development. Faculty members include Peter Adshead, Brian Fields, Jeff Filippini, Gil Holder, Felipe Menanteau, Jesse Shelton, Matt Turk, and Joaquin Vieira. Researchers are active in many experiments, including the Dark Energy Survey, LSST, SPIDER, BICEP/Keck, the South Pole Telescope, and STARFIRE, as well as in the development of future ground-based, balloon, and satellite projects.
Applicants should go online at https://my.physics.illinois.edu/join/ to submit their application, which must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, brief description of research interests, and the names, mailing and email addresses of three references. Please contact Betsy Greifenkamp, firstname.lastname@example.org, with any questions. Applications should be posted by December 21, 2018 for full consideration.
Any offer for this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check process in accordance with the University of Illinois Background Check Policy.
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