Institute of Theoretical Physics, University of Zurich

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Position ID:UZH-ITP-PDRA [#3484]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland [map]
Subject Area: Astrophysics / Astrophysics
Appl Deadline:2013/12/15 finished (posted 2013/10/20, finished 2014/03/17, listed until 2014/01/12)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Centre for Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology at the University of Zurich invites applications for postdoctoral positions in theoretical or computational astrophysics and cosmology. Candidates should be able to carry out a vigorous research program and interact with students, postdocs and faculty (which includes Diemand, Lake, Mayer, Moore, Saha, Stadel & Teyssier). Appointments are initially for two years with a possibility of further extensions. Postdoctoral salaries are in the range 85,000-90,000 CHF. Scientific computing infrastructure is very strong and includes the zbox4 supercomputer and strong connections with the Swiss supercomputing centre in Lugano. Zurich offers a very dynamic and international living environment and is consistently ranked as the world's best city for quality of living by the Mercer survey. Please apply by December 15th, 2013.

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Institute for Theoretical Physics
University of Zurich
Winterthurerstrasse 190
CH-8057 Zurich

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