Postdoctoral Research Fellow / Research Fellow in Cosmology

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Publish Date: 
Saturday, July 11, 2020
Archive Date: 
Saturday, August 22, 2020
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
The University of Queensland
Department Name: 
School of Mathematics and Physics 
Job Announcement Text: 

We are excited to offer a new postdoctoral position in cosmology. This position is for three years with a possible extension to five, and can be offered at entry level or higher level depending on experience.

This role focuses on understanding dark energy and dark matter using next generation data sets. This includes but is not limited to, cosmological theory, dark energy phenomenology, large scale structure theory and observations (including peculiar velocities and lensing), supernova cosmology, and/or gravitational waves.

The candidate will have access to the substantial resources of the ARC Laureate Fellowship and would be invited to help drive the direction of the group, including selection and co-supervision of PhD students and honours students. Our group has active collaborations with DES, DESI, 4MOST, LSST, and ASKAP and access to the ESO optical telescopes and Australian observing and computing facilities.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in undergraduate teaching, and to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research students. Ample travel funding will be available.

Our ideal candidate will hold a PhD in astrophysics or related area, together with a track record of publication of research findings in peer reviewed journals and conferences.

This is a full-time, fixed term position at Academic level A or B. The base salary will be in the range AUD $86,678 - $115,888, plus super of up to 17%.

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Applications close: 20 August 2020

Job No: 510568

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, August 20, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Tamara Davis
Postdoctoral Research Fellow / Research Fellow in Cosmology (510568)