University of Melbourne, School of Physics

Position ID:UniMelb-School of Physics-POSTDOC_2024 [#26585]
Position Title: Research Fellow in Dark Matter Particle Phenomenology
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Particle and Astroparticle Phenomenology
Physics / HEP-Phenomenology (hep-ph)
Appl Deadline:2024/01/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/11/28, updated 2023/11/12, listed until 2024/05/12)
Position Description:    

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 and Prof Raymond Volkas. The successful candidates 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 two years (with the possibility of extension) with an anticipated starting date around September 2024, or another date by negotiation. The salary will be at University of Melbourne salary level A6 (which is currently $101,460 Australian dollars). A PhD by the time the position starts is required.

Review of applications will begin on 7 January 2024. We strongly encourage all applicants to apply by this date. The position will remain open until filled.

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

We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply.


Apply here and arrange for three reference letters to be uploaded at this website.

You will also need to submit your application materials through the University of Melbourne careers website at

For further information and to view the Position Description and please go to

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Further Info:
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School of Physics, UOM
cnr Tin Alley & Swanston Street
Parkville VIC 3010