Northeastern University - Cosmology and Astrophysics

Position ID:Northeastern-Physics, High Energy Theory and Cosmology-COSMOFELLOW [#17045]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow in Cosmology
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02130, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Cosmology
Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics
Appl Deadline:2020/11/16 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/10/02, finished 2021/05/22, listed until 2021/04/01)
Position Description:    

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

The Physics Department at Northeastern University seeks a postdoctoral fellow in cosmology. Applicants with a range of interests in theoretical and observational cosmology are encouraged to apply, as are applicants who bring a non-traditional perspective in their research experience or personal background. In addition to collaborating with Prof. Jonathan Blazek, the fellow will be encouraged to pursue an independent research program.

Northeastern is a vibrant research university in central Boston, benefiting from connections between departments and with several surrounding institutions. The Physics Department has strong research programs in theoretical and experimental particle physics and a growing astrophysics/cosmology group. Northeastern is part of the newly formed NSF AI Institute for Artificial Intelligence and Fundamental Interactions (, which will provide an exciting venue for collaboration across several area institutions, and the successful candidate will be encouraged to explore all available connections.

The candidate should have a Ph.D. in Physics, Astronomy, or a relevant field by the start date. A start in Summer or Fall 2021 is preferred. The position is for two years, with the possibility of a third year dependent on performance and the availability of funding.

Salary and benefits: In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, the position will come with research funds for travel and computing as well as access to the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center.

Application Procedure: Applicants should include a CV with publication list, statement of research interests and accomplishments (3 pages), and a cover letter motivating their application. Three references should also provide letters through the same site. Applications can be submitted though Academic Jobs Online. All applications received by November 16, 2020 will receive full consideration. Applications after this date will be considered until the position is filled.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

For informal inquiries, please contact Prof. Jonathan Blazek at the email below.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Jonathan Blazek
Department of Physics
Northeastern University
111 Dana Research Center
Boston, MA 02115

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