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Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Research Fellow in Cosmology

The University of Queensland is offering a new postdoctoral position in cosmology

  • Closing soon
  • Closing date: 20 Aug 2020
  • Australia | The University of Queensland
  • Date posted: 04 Aug 2020
  • Job type: Academic: postdoc
  • Discipline: Astronomy, cosmology & space science 

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 supervize 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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