University of Geneva, Cosmology and Astroparticle physics group (DPT)

Position ID:University of Geneva-Cosmology and Astroparticle physics group (DPT)-PD [#20429]
Position Title: Postdoctoral position in cosmology
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Geneve, Geneve 1211, Switzerland
Subject Area: Cosmology
Appl Deadline:2021/12/03 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/11/08, finished 2022/06/04)
Position Description:    

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

We invite applications for an ERC-funded postdoctoral position in cosmology at the University of Geneva, starting in Fall 2022. The successful candidate will join the Cosmology and Astroparticle physics group to work with Prof. Camille Bonvin on large-scale structure, tests of gravity and dark energy. Applicants with experience in theoretical cosmology, numerical simulations and observational cosmology are welcome to apply.

A completed, or near to completion, PhD in Physics, Cosmology, Astrophysics, Astronomy or a closely related area, is required. The position is initially for two years and is renewable for a third one, subject to performance. Postdocs are required to participate in academic activities such as teaching or the organisation of seminars.

Applications should be submitted via academicjobsonline by December 3 2021. Please submit a CV, publication list, statement of research interests and the names and email addresses of three referees, who will be contacted for letters of recommendation. Late applications may still be considered until the position is filled.

The Cosmology and Astroparticle physics group is strongly involved in galaxy clustering, weak gravitational lensing, dark energy, modified gravity and gravitational waves (see Members of the group with overlapping interests are: Ruth Durrer, Martin Kunz, Lucas Lombriser, Michele Maggiore and Antonio Riotto.

Salaries: CHF 81'000-93'000

Please contact Camille Bonvin at with any questions.

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

Further Info:
Departement of Theoretical Physics
University of Geneva
24, quai Ernest Ansermet
1211 Geneva 4