University of Waterloo, Waterloo Centre for Astrophysics

Fellowship ID:University of Waterloo-Waterloo Centre for Astrophysics-POSTDOC [#20210]
Fellowship Title: Postdoctoral Fellowships
Fellowship Type:Postdoctoral
Location:Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Astrophysics
Appl Deadline:2021/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2021/10/22, finished 2022/06/04, listed until 2021/12/01)

*** this fellowship has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Waterloo Centre for Astrophysics (WCA) at the University of Waterloo invites applications for two 3-year postdoctoral positions. The first is a WCA Postdoctoral Fellowship, open to researchers in any area in astrophysics to conduct independent research. The second position is open to candidates who would spend at least 50% of their time working on topics related to galaxy formation and evolution with Michael Balogh.

The WCA consists of 14 research-active faculty members with active visitor and meeting programs. Research is undertaken in several areas including cosmology, large-scale structure, CMB, gravitational lensing, black holes, galaxies, clusters, quasars and sub-mm astronomy, with interests in a number of future experiments including FYST/CCATp, CFIS, DESI, EHT, Euclid and Rubin/LSST ( The group has a close connection to the Perimeter Institute, which is located just a short walk away.

A competitive salary and research allowance will be provided, and researchers will be able to access additional funding for visitors and hosting meetings. Candidates should apply through Academic Jobs Online. Only one application is required for both positions.

Candidates with interests in theoretical astrophysics are also encouraged to apply for a CITA Postdoctoral Fellowship to bring to Waterloo ( , deadline Nov 8).

The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, indigenous peoples, and persons with disabilities.

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