4832 27384
Position ID:KEK-QUP-POSTDOC15 [#27384, KEK-QUP-PD2024-2]
Position Title: postdoctoral fellow for CMB data analysis and simulation
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0801, Japan [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Particle Physics
High Energy Physics
Cosmology/Particle Astrophysics
Appl Deadline:2024/04/30 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/03/24, updated 2024/03/21, listed until 2024/09/21)
Position Description:    

We seek candidates interested in CMB data analysis and simulation. The position is supported by JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S) 22H04945 ”Mysterious Accelerating Expansions of the Universe - Solving the Problems with Advanced Cosmic Microwave Background Telescopes -.”

The term of this position is until March 31, 2027, with a salary comparable to QUP postdoctoral fellows supported by the WPI program. The successful candidate will work primarily on the CMB data analysis with POLARBEAR-2, POLARBEAR, and Simons Array. As a broader impact, the candidate will also contribute to related pipeline development and simulation for the LiteBIRD satellite. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Physics or a related field by the time the appointment begins.

The position will be at KEK, with Prof. Masashi Hazumi, a QUP PI, as a supervisor. The successful candidate will collaborate with Dr. Masaya Hasegawa, Dr. Yuji Chinone, and Dr. Satoru Takakura. They are also encouraged to collaborate with other scientists at QUP to contribute to interdisciplinary research at QUP. 

As a WPI research center, QUP is designed to establish an international environment where more than 30% of researchers are non-Japanese. English is the official language of QUP. QUP is an equal-opportunity employer that will build a diverse community of scientists. We welcome qualified applicants worldwide, including women, persons with disabilities, and underrepresented minorities, regardless of race, color, religion, gender identity, etc. About 40% of initial PIs at QUP are female.

The posting shall remain open until the position is filled. However, for full consideration, we encourage all candidates to apply by April 30, 2024. Applications will only be accepted via Applicants should submit curriculum vitae (with an email address and citizenship), a statement of research interests, and a list of publications. Applicants should also ensure that at least three letters of reference be submitted on their behalf. They should be uploaded from this page. Email inquiries regarding the application process may be sent to .

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Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan 305-0801