University of Michigan, High Energy Theory and Cosmology Groups

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Position ID:UofM-HET-POSTDOC1 [#26740, Cosmology PD]
Position Title: Cosmology and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Physics / Cosmology
Appl Deadline:2023/12/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/11/28, finished 2024/07/06, listed until 2024/05/28)
Position Description:    

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

The Leinweber Center For Theoretical Physics (LCTP) at the University of Michigan invites applications for the prize Leinweber Postdoctoral Fellowship. The candidate would conduct independent research in collaboration with LCTP members.  Applicants with an interest in theoretical and computational projects relevant to galaxy formation, cosmological surveys, galaxy clusters, and large scale structure are particularly encouraged. LCTP Fellows have access to high-performance computational facilities on campus as well as opportunities to co-organize LCTP workshops in areas of interest. A budget for research and travel expenses is included.  

The endowed LCTP Fellowship is hosted by the physics department. Michigan physicists are actively involved in the Vera C. Rubin Observatory’s Legacy Survey of Space and Time (LSST) and the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI).  The department aims to provide an inclusive environment with faculty mentorship and activities that nurture scientific and professional growth.

Current LCTP members include C. Avestruz, F. Adams, R. Akhoury, H. Elvang, A. Evrard, D. Huterer, G. Kane, F. Larsen, J. Liu, L. Pando Zayas, A. Pierce, and J. Wells. The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Background Screening 

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EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
email address
450 Church Street
3444A Randall Laboratory
Ann Arbor MI 48109-1040