Postdoctoral Fellow in Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology

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Publish Date: 
Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, December 22, 2021
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Foreign
Institution/Company: 
Stockholm University
Department Name: 
Department of Physics
Street Line 1: 
Roslagstullsbacken 21
City: 
Stockholm
State/Province: 
Stockholm
Zip/Postal: 
114 19
Country: 
Sweden
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Postdoctoral Fellow in Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology

Project description
One postdoctoral opening will be available for an outstanding individual to work with Prof. Katherine Freese in the areas of particle astrophysics and cosmology. The position is funded by the Swedish Research Council.

Stockholm University has a world-class research group in cosmology at the Oskar Klein Centre for Cosmoparticle Physics, including involvement in DarkSUSY, SPIDER, Simons Observatory, XENON-1T, Icecube/DeepCore, FERMI Gamma-Ray Space Telescope, LSST, and ATLAS at CERN.

The postdoctoral fellow is welcome to participate in Scientific Programs at Nordita, the Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics, which brings together groups of leading experts to work on specific topics for extended periods.

The postdoctoral fellow will also have access to generous research and travel funds, excellent benefits as well as excellent computing facilities.

Main responsibilities
The central research themes will be theoretical topics in cosmology and particle physics including dark matter, inflation, early universe physics, and learning about fundamental properties of the universe using cosmological data.

Terms of employment
The position involves full-time employment for a maximum of two years, with the possibility of extension under special circumstances. Start date September 2022 or as per agreement.

Contact
Further information about the position can be obtained from Prof. Katherine Freese, [email protected], or [email protected].

Application
Apply for the position at Stockholm University's recruitment system by clicking the "Apply" button. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement and that it is submitted before the deadline.
Please include the following information with your application:

  • Your contact details and personal data
  • Your highest degree
  • Your language skills
  • Contact details for 2–3 references

Important: Your academic referees should send us recommendation letters no later than December 6, 2021, via e-mail to: [email protected] and state in the subject line: “SU FV-3771-21” and “Name of the applicant”, and in addition, please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • CV – degrees and other completed courses, work experience, and a list of publications
  • Research proposal (no more than 3 pages) describing:
    • why you are interested in the field/project described in the advertisement
    • why and how you wish to complete the project
    • what makes you suitable for the project in question
    • Copy of PhD diploma
  • Publications in support of your application (no more than 3 files).

You are welcome to apply!

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$53000.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$53000.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 
  • Wellness benefit
  • Computer glasses
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Paternity leave
  • Medical insurance
  • Retirement benefits
Application Deadline: 
Monday, December 6, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, December 20, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Katherine Freese
Title: 
Prof.
Institution/Company: 
Stockholm University
Department Name: 
Department of Physics
Street Line 1: 
Roslagstullsbacken 21
City: 
Stockholm
State/Province: 
Stockholm
Zip/Postal Code: 
114 19
Country: 
Sweden
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
SU FV-3771-21
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Prof. Katherine Freese
Subject: 
Postdoctoral Fellow