Michigan State University invites applications for a postdoctoral position on the South Pole Telescope (SPT) Experiment, with additional work on the forthcoming CMB-S4 project. The recently-deployed (2018) SPT-3G receiver will provide maps of Cosmic Microwave Background intensity and polarization with unprecedented sensitivity at small angular scales, enabling a wide variety of science, in particular the measurement of the properties of light relativistic particles such as neutrinos in the early universe. MSU plays a leading role in the SPT experiment in data analysis and participates in the project at all levels.
The successful applicant will work in the research group of Prof. Nathan Whitehorn. The position will include analysis of data from the SPT-3G receiver recently deployed to the telescope, as well as forecasting and pipeline development for the forthcoming CMB-S4 project.
Candidates interested in contributing to any of these areas of this research are encouraged to apply. Research associates will also assist in mentoring graduate and undergraduate students and with outreach and public engagement activitie
Required Application Materials
Applicants should submit a brief statement of research interests, a curriculum vitae, and the names of at least three references via the website at https://careers.msu.edu using posting #711596.
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