Postdoctoral Position in Theoretical or Computational Astrophysics and Cosmology

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Sunday, November 29, 2020
Archive Date: 
Sunday, January 3, 2021
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Vienna
Department Name: 
Department of Astrophysics
Street Line 1: 
Tuerkenschanzstrasse 17
City: 
Vienna
State/Province: 
-
Zip/Postal: 
1180
Country: 
Austria
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Astrophysics at the University of Vienna is offering a 3-year postdoctoral research position in the group of Prof. Oliver Hahn.

We seek an outstanding candidate to work in our research team to further develop numerical, statistical, or theoretical techniques in the context of cosmology (with a focus on large-scale structure) or extragalactic astrophysics. Researchers with a strong background in cosmological simulations or machine learning applied to cosmology/astrophysics are particularly encouraged to apply.

We offer a stimulating research environment with staff working in various areas of astrophysics and cosmology. Our team has privileged access to the Vienna Scientific Cluster super-computing facility. Generous financial support for computing equipment and travel is available.

You should have a PhD degree in astrophysics or physics with affinity for programming, or in computer science or applied mathematics with affinity for cosmology/astrophysics. Some participation in teaching and co-supervision of students is part of the job profile. The successful candidate will be able to contribute actively to the research profile of both the Department for Astrophysics and the Department of Mathematics of the University of Vienna.

If you are interested, please apply via https://personalwesen.univie.ac.at/en/jobs-recruiting/job-center (job 11574) before the closing date of 3 January 2021. Your application should include: cover letter, scientific CV (incl. list of publications and talks, and teaching record if applicable), description of past research and future research plans (max. 3 pages). You should also arrange for three reference letters to be sent to jobcenter@univie.ac.at (mentioning reference number 11574) by the closing date.

Included Benefits: 

Included benefits are according to Austrian law. The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity (http://diversity.univie.ac.at/). The University lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, January 3, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, February 15, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Oliver Hahn
Title: 
Professor
Institution/Company: 
University of Vienna
Department Name: 
Department of Astrophysics
Street Line 1: 
Tuerkenschanzstrasse 17
City: 
Vienna
Zip/Postal Code: 
1180
Country: 
Austria
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
11574
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Oliver Hahn
Subject: 
Postdoc Job Cosmology/Astrophysics
Email: 
oliver.hahn@univie.ac.at