Department of Physics, Carnegie Mellon University

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Position ID:CMU-Physics-WLP2012 [#1929]
Position Title: Postdoctoral research position in weak lensing cosmology
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, United States [map]
Subject Area: Cosmology/Particle Astrophysics
Appl Deadline:2012/12/05 finished (posted 2012/09/13, finished 2013/06/09, listed until 2013/01/02)
Position Description:    

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

The McWilliams Center for Cosmology at Carnegie Mellon University invites applications for a postdoctoral research position in weak lensing cosmology with Prof. Rachel Mandelbaum.

The successful candidate is also encouraged to collaborate with other faculty members of the Carnegie Mellon Astrophysics and Cosmology group, which includes Hy Trac, Rupert Croft, Tiziana DiMatteo, Jeff Peterson, Shirley Ho, and Tina Kahniashvili. There are close ties with the Departments of Computer Science and Statistics at CMU, and with the nearby University of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center. Carnegie Mellon is a full institutional member of SDSS-III and LSST, and Prof. Mandelbaum is a member of the Hyper-SuprimeCam (HSC) survey at the Subaru telescope.

The initial appointment is for two years, renewable up to three years, and offers competitive salary, benefits, and research allowance. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, publication list, brief description of research interests, and arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted to Academic Jobs Online. Consideration of applications will begin on Dec. 5, 2012. Applicants may be asked to interview at the January AAS meeting.

Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Dept. of Physics
Carnegie Mellon Univ.
5000 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh Pa 15213

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