Research Associate in Cosmology

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, November 2, 2019
Archive Date: 
Saturday, December 7, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Cardiff University
CF24 3AA
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Job Announcement Text: 

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

The positions are advertised for work on characterization and interpretation of CMB data from the Atacama Cosmology Telescope and the Simons Observatory, their combination with LSST and Euclid, and design of LiteBIRD. Candidates should have demonstrated expertise in CMB cosmology.

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

These positions are for 2 years in the first instance, with possibility of renewal. The funding is available for a starting date between April 2020 and fall 2020.

Please submit a curriculum vitae, a publication list, a statement of research interests, all materials should be received by December 8th, 2019. 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 emailing Professor Erminia Calabrese (

Informal enquiries about working at Cardiff University can be made to Glesni Lloyd ( ).

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$43781.48 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$52234.13 (USD)
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, December 8, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, December 30, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
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