University of Melbourne, School of Physics

Position ID:UniMelb-School of Physics-DMPOSTDOC [#17437, 0051235]
Position Title: Research Fellow in Dark Matter Particle Phenomenology
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / HEP-Phenomenology (hep-ph), Astrophysics (astro-ph), hep-ph, Particle, particle phenomenology and astroparticle physics, Particle Physics
Appl Deadline:2020/12/11 11:59PMhelp popup** (posted 2020/11/02, listed until 2020/12/11)
Position Description:    

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The appointee will work within the Melbourne Node of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Dark Matter Particle Physics. The appointee will be based at the University of Melbourne Parkville campus and work under the supervision of Prof Nicole Bell, Dr Matthew Dolan, Dr Andrea Thamm and Prof Raymond Volkas. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated and innovative researcher, who can work at an internationally competitive level, independently and as part of a team, on aspects of theoretical particle and astroparticle physics, with a particular focus on dark matter phenomenology. Collaboration with theorists and experimentalists across the Centre will be encouraged.

The position is offered for three years, with anticipated starting date before or around September 2021. Prospective candidates are encouraged to contact Prof Nicole Bell ( for additional information.

About you:

* A PhD or equivalent in theoretical particle or astroparticle physics or a related area

* Expertise in dark matter phenomenology

* Demonstrated aptitude for research with a sound record of peer-reviewed publications, commensurate with experience and opportunities


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The University of Melbourne is an Equal Opportunity employer. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply.

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School of Physics
University of Melbourne
David Caro Building (192)
Parkville VIC 3010

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