Postdoctoral Position in Theoretical Cosmology

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, November 17, 2017
Archive Date: 
Friday, December 15, 2017
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
University of Geneva
Department Name: 
Department of Theoretical Physics
Street Line 1: 
Ecole de Physique
Street Line 2: 
24 quai Ernest-Ansermet
Job Announcement Text: 

The Geneva Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics group invites applications for a postdoctoral and a PhD position in Theoretical Cosmology. 

The candidates will work with Prof. Lucas Lombriser on tests of gravity and the dark sector with gravitational waves and large-scale structure. Particular emphasis will be put on the development and employment of parametrisation frameworks for GW waveforms and propagation as well the linear, weakly nonlinear, and highly nonlinear regimes of LSS to Solar-System scales. 

PDRA position: A PhD degree and relevant research experience are required. The appointment will be for 2+1+1 years with starting date as early as February but no later than October 2018. Postdoctoral salaries are approximately CHF 85'000 p.a. + employer's pensions. Applications should be submitted to by the 15th of December 2017, including CV, publication list, and a statement of research interests (1−3 pages). Applicants should also arrange for 3 recommendation letters to be sent to the same e-mail address by this date. Submissions via are also welcome. 

PhD position: Starting date is as early as January but no later than October 2018. PhD candidates' salaries are approximately CHF 60'000 p.a. + employer's pensions. Applications for the PhD position, including CV, should be submitted to and are accepted until the post is filled. Applicants should also arrange for 2 recommendation letters to be sent to the same e-mail address. Submissions via are also welcome. 

Information on the research conducted by the Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics group can be found at . 

Please contact Lucas Lombriser ( for further particulars.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, December 15, 2017
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, January 15, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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