Postdoctoral Position(s) in 21cm Radio COSMOLOGY

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
McGill University
Department Name: 
Department of Physics / McGill Space Institute
Street Line 1: 
Room 108, 3600 University St.
Street Line 2: 
Rutherford Physics Building, McGill University
Job Announcement Text: 

The Cosmology Group at McGill University focuses on the design, construction, deployment, and analysis of experiments which probe the origin, constituents, and fate of the universe at millimetre and radio wavelengths.

The group has new postdoctoral research opportunities to contribute to the commissioning and data analysis of the CHIME project (Prof. Dobbs), HIRAX project (Profs. Chiang, Dobbs, Sievers), PRIZM project (Chiang, Sievers), and/or the HERA project (Profs. Chiang, Liu, Sievers). Candidates with an interest in CMB cosmology are also welcome to apply - our group is involved with the South Pole Telescope, LiteBIRD, ACTpol, PolarBEAR, the Simons Array, and the Simons Observatory.

The successful applicant will have a strong research record in data analysis, observation, and/or instrumentation. She or he will play a leading role in the data analysis, commissioning, and day-to-day operations of one or more of these projects. Candidates should have a PhD in physics or astronomy.

The position may commence immediately (start date is negotiable). Salary will be commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin June 15, 2018 and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

To apply:

  • send a cover letter including a statement of research plans (not to exceed 2 pages, pdf format) and a curriculum vitae including a list of publications and significant research contributions (no page limit, pdf format) to Prof. Matt Dobbs  <>  
  • and ask three references to email letters of recommendation directly to the same address.

McGill is an English speaking university located in the heart of downtown Montreal, a bilingual multicultural city with a European flavour. McGill is one of Canada's leading research universities. 

McGill University is committed to diversity and equity within its community. We welcome applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, June 15, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
No Status Given (Opted Out)
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Prof. Matt Dobbs
McGill University
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21cm Cosmology Postdoctoral position