Associate Professorship in Cosmology

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Oslo
Department Name: 
Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics
Street Line 1: 
P.O. Box 1029 Blindern
Job Announcement Text: 

The Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics at the University of Oslo invites applications for an Associate Professorship in cosmology. The position is affiliated with the cosmology research group within the Section for cosmology and extragalactic astrophysics. The main present activities of the group are on analysis of data from CMB- and similar observatories, preparatory theoretical and computational research connected to the Euclid space mission, concerning observable consequences of modified gravity theories, especially through cosmological simulations, and general cosmological research. 

The position is meant to strengthen and/or broaden the cosmology group. Candidates who can cooperate with and complement the present activities of the group are especially desired. This can be either through theoretical/modelling research or through observational research.

We offer:

  • Salary NOK 548 200 – 650 200 per annum, depending on qualifications and seniority.
  • A professionally stimulating working environment.
  • Attractive welfare benefits and a generous pension agreement, in addition to Oslo’s family-friendly environment with its rich opportunities for culture and outdoor activities.
  • The opportunity to apply for promotion to full professorship at a later stage.

For further information and link to the electronoic recruitment portal (only complete applications submitted through the University of Oslo recruitment portal will be processed), see:

Included Benefits: 

Attractive welfare benefits and a generous pension agreement, see:

Application Deadline: 
Monday, January 1, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Ørjan Pretorius
HR Officer
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
2017/11410 - 1011
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Øystein Elgarøy