University of Melbourne, School of Physics

Position ID:UniMelb-School of Physics-DM_POSTDOC_2023 [#23336, 0054214]
Position Title: Research Fellow in Dark Matter Particle Phenomenology
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Physics / HEP-Phenomenology (hep-ph)
Particle and Astroparticle Phenomenology
Appl Deadline:2022/12/02 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2022/10/18, finished 2023/06/03)
Position Description:    

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

The University of Melbourne invites applications for a postdoctoral position in dark matter phenomenology. This position is supported by the ARC Centre of Excellence for Dark Matter Particle Physics.

The position will be based at the University of Melbourne Parkville campus, working under the supervision of Prof Nicole Bell, A/Prof Matthew Dolan, Dr Andrea Thamm and Prof Raymond Volkas. The successful candidate will lead work on theoretical particle and astroparticle physics, with a particular focus on dark matter phenomenology. Collaboration with theorists and experimentalists across the ARC Centre of Excellence for Dark Matter Particle Physics will be encouraged. For more information please see and

The position is offered for three years, with an anticipated starting date around September 2023, or another date by negotiation. The salary will be at University of Melbourne salary level A6 (which is currently $97,558 Australian dollars). A PhD by the time the position starts is required.

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


All application materials are to be submitted via AcademicJobsOnline. For further information and to view the Position Description and Selection Criteria please go to (or go to and search for 0054214 under 'Job Keyword Search'.)

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

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
email address
School of Physics, UOM
cnr Tin Alley & Swanston Street
Parkville VIC 3010