Postdoctoral position in Cosmology, ICC, University of Barcelona (ES)

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Universidad de Barcelona
Department Name: 
Instituto de Ciencias del Cosmos/Institute of Sciences of the Cosmos
Street Line 1: 
Marti i franques 1
City: 
Barcelona
State/Province: 
Barcelona
Zip/Postal: 
08028
Country: 
Spain
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The physical cosmology group at ICC-University of Barcelona, is seeking outstanding postdoctoral candidates. We are looking for researchers with a strong background in cosmology and analysis of large-scale structure surveys. Applicants must have a PhD in Astronomy, Astrophysics or Physics, or have fulfilled all the PhD requirements by the  start of the contact.

The successful candidate will work with Licia Verde and the group on the interpretation of state-of-the art and forthcoming cosmological data. Experience with cosmology, analysis of data, statistics and coding is highly desirable. Familiarity with high performance computing is a welcome plus. Members of the group are involved in DESI, EUCLID, and COrE.

The appointment will be guaranteed for two years, and can be extended depending on performance and availability of funding. The position is associated to the IDEAS European Research Council ERC-COG grant n. 725327 (P.I. Verde). 

A complete application (curriculum vitae, bibliography, summary of previous research, a statement of research interests and at least three references) should be uploaded here. Referees will be contacted automatically once the application is submitted. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled with consideration guaranteed to all  complete applications received by Nov, 10, 2017. The position is expected to begin in the fall of 2018, but earlier starting date is negotiable.

The ICC is a  interdisciplinary center devoted to fundamental research in cosmology, astrophysics and particle physics. It is one of the few Spanish research institutes awarded with the Maria de Maeztu distinction for excellence in research and provides a dynamic and stimulating environement for young researchers.

 

Included Benefits: 

Social security, national healthcare etc. paid by the employer (with employee contribution through standard taxes) see e.g., here

Application Deadline: 
Friday, November 10, 2017
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, January 12, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Licia Verde
Title: 
Prof.
Institution/Company: 
Instituto de ciencias de cosmos ICC
Street Line 1: 
marti i franques 1
City: 
Barcelona
State/Province: 
Barcelona
Zip/Postal Code: 
08028
Country: 
Spain
Phone: 
+34 934031328
Email: 
liciaverde@gmail.com