Oskar Klein Centre, Stockholm University

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Position ID:Stockholm University-OKC-PD2017 [#10468, SU FV-3647-17]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow in Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Stockholm, . 106 91, Sweden [map]
Subject Areas: Cosmology/Particle Astrophysics
Theoretical Physics / Astrophysics, Cosmology, Gravitational waves, Particle physics (theoretical and experimental)
Astrophysics / Cosmology
Physics / Astroparticle Physics, Astrophysics (astro-ph), Astrophysics Theory, Cosmology, Dark Matter, Elementary Particle Physics, Elementary Particle Theory, HEP-Phenomenology (hep-ph), HEP-Theory (hep-th), High Energy Physics, Particle Astrophysics, particle phenomenology and astroparticle physics, Particle Physics, Particle/Cosmology Theory, Physics, Physics - Mathematical Physics, Quantum Field Theory, Quantum Science, theoretical astroparticle physics, Theoretical Astrophysics, Theoretical Particle Physics, Theoretical Physics, Theory of Particle Physics
Astronomy / Astrophysics (more...)
Starting Date:2018/09/01
Appl Deadline:2017/12/20 finished (posted 2017/11/14, finished 2018/06/24)
Position Description:    

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Postdoctoral fellow in particle astrophysics and cosmology at the Department of Physics, Stockholm University.

Closing date: 20 December 2017.

The Department of Physics is an internationally lively research environment, situated in the AlbaNova University Center and has about 240 employees, 250 undergraduate students and 90 PhD students.

Project description. One or more Postdoctoral openings will be available for outstanding individuals to work with Prof. Katherine Freese in the areas of particle astrophysics and cosmology. The position is funded by the Swedish Research Council.

Stockholm University has a world-class research group in cosmology at the Oskar Klein Centre for Cosmoparticle Physics, including involvement in DarkSUSY, SPIDER, Simons Observatory, XENON-1T, Icecube/DeepCore, FERMI Gamma Ray Space Telescope, LSST, and ATLAS at CERN. The postdoctoral fellow is welcome to participate in Scientific Programs at Nordita, the Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics, which bring together groups of leading experts to work on specific topics for extended periods. The postdoctoral fellow will also have access to generous research and travel funds, excellent benefits as well as excellent computing facilities.

Main responsibilities. The central research themes will be theoretical topics in cosmology and particle physics including dark matter, LHC, early universe physics, and learning about fundamental properties of the universe using cosmological data.

Qualification requirements. Postdoctoral positions are appointed primarily for purposes of research. Applicants are expected to hold a Swedish doctoral degree or an equivalent degree from another country.

Assessment criteria. The degree should have been completed by the starting date of the position and no more than three years before the deadline for applications. An older degree may be acceptable under special circumstances, which may involve sick leave, parental leave, clinical attachment, elected positions in trade unions, or similar.

In the appointment process, special attention will be given to research skills.

Terms of employment. The position involves full-time employment for a maximum of two years, with the possibility of extension under special circumstances. Start date September 2018 or as per agreement.

Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all.

Contact. Further information about the position can be obtained from Prof. Katherine Freese, ktfreese@umich.edu, or the Head of the Physics Department Prof. Sven Mannervik, mannervi@fysik.su.se.

Application. Apply for the position at Stockholm University's recruitment system. Further details about the position and what documents to include with an applications can be found on the application page.

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Contact: Katherine Freese, +46 8 5537 8763, +46 8 5537 8601 (fax)
Email: email
Postal Mail:
AlbaNova University Center
Stockholm University
Department of Physics
SE-106 91 Stockholm
Web Page: http://www.su.se/english/about/working-at-SU/jobs?rmpage=job&rmjob=4306&rmlang=UK

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