University of Zurich, Center for Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology

Position ID:UZH-CTAC-PPA [#12562]
Position Title: Postdoctoral position in theoretical and computational astrophysics
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Zurich, Zurich 8057, Switzerland [map]
Subject Areas: Astrophysics / Cosmology, Computational Astrophysics, Galaxy Formation, Numerical Simulations, Relativity, Theoretical Astrophysics
Appl Deadline:2018/12/31 11:59PMhelp popup** finished (2018/10/27, finished 2019/07/07, listed until 2019/04/27)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

The Centre for Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology at the University of Zurich invites applications for several postdoctoral positions. Candidates should be able to carry out a vigorous research program and interact with students, postdocs and faculty, which includes Prof. Feldmann, Helled, Mayer, Moore, Saha, Stadel, Teyssier and Yoo. We are looking for applicants with a wide range of interests, from cosmology to galaxy formation, from binary black holes to planet formation. Candidate with a strong theoretical and/or computational background will be preferred. Appointments are initially for two years with a possibility of further extensions. Postdoctoral salaries are in the range 85,000-90,000 CHF. Our scientific computing infrastructure is very strong and includes access to the Swiss supercomputing centre in Lugano. Zurich offers a very dynamic and international living environment and is consistently ranked as the world's best city for quality of living by the Mercer survey. Please apply before December 31th, 2018 to Academic Job Online.

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Center for Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology, ICS, UZH
Winterthurerstrasse 190

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