Postdoctoral Researcher in Cosmology with ongoing and future surveys

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Research Laboratory
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Department Name: 
Astrophysics/Space Science
Street Line 1: 
4800 Oak Grove Drive
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 


The California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Postdoctoral Scholars Program at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) invites applications for a postdoctoral research position in JPL's Origin of the Universe Group. This opportunity broadly targets research supporting the cosmological science case and program development of ongoing and future large-scale structure surveys, with a particular emphasis on NASA Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST). Dr. Olivier Dore will serve as JPL postdoctoral advisor to the selected candidate. The appointee will carry out research in collaboration with the JPL advisor, resulting in publications in the open literature.


The sucessful candidate will interact closely with the rest of the Dark Sector group at JPL. Applicants are encouraged to explain how their research program applies to large-scale structure surveys and other cosmological probes.


Candidates should have a recent PhD in Astrophysics or Physics with a strong background in cosmology.

Candidates who have received their PhD within the past five years since the date of their application are eligible. Postdoctoral Scholar positions are awarded for a minimum of one-year period and may be renewed up to a maximum duration of three years.

To apply for this opportunity, please upload your cv and a research project to this website, , and have three reference letters sent to

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory is a federal facility. Due to rules imposed by NASA, JPL will not accept applications from citizens of designated countries unless they are Legal Permanent Residents of the U.S or have other protected status under 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3). The Designated Countries List is available at

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Current Status of Position: 
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Postdoctoral Researcher in Cosmology with ongoing and future surveys