Research Associate in Cosmology

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Publish Date: 
Friday, October 30, 2020
Archive Date: 
Friday, December 11, 2020
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Cardiff University
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Job Announcement Text: 

Vacancy Number: 10495BR

Research Associate in Cosmology

We invite applications for Postdoctoral Research Associates in cosmology at Cardiff University within the ERC-funded group led by Professor Erminia Calabrese. The successful applicants will join the Astronomy Instrumentation and Astronomy groups of the Cardiff School of Physics and Astronomy.

The positions are advertised for work on characterization and interpretation of state-of-the-art Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) data from the Atacama Cosmology Telescope and the Simons Observatory, and will engage with the current efforts in designing a new CMB satellite mission. We are seeking researchers with an established track record on extracting cosmology from CMB probes and combination with other surveys.

A completed, or near to completion, PhD in Physics, Cosmology, Astrophysics, Astronomy or closely related area is required.

The positions are for 2 years in first instance, with possibility of renewal. The funding is available for a flexible starting date in 2021.

Please submit a curriculum vitae, a publication list, and a statement of research interests. All material should be received by the closing date of December 1st 2020. Two letters of recommendation will be requested upon closure of post.

Salary: £33,797 - £40,322 per annum (Grade 6)

Informal enquiries about the role can be made by email to Prof Erminia Calabrese ( Informal enquiries about working at Cardiff University can be made to Sadia Qamar ( ).

Date advert posted: Wednesday, 29 October 2020

Closing date: Tuesday, 1 December 2020

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Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
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