High Energy Theory and Cosmology Groups, University of Michigan

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Position ID:UofM-HET-PD [#3607]
Position Title: Postdoc in Cosmology
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Astrophysics (astro-ph), Cosmology
Appl Deadline:2014/01/10* finished (posted 2013/11/11, finished 2014/04/11, listed until 2014/09/01)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Physics at the University of Michigan invites applications for a postdoctoral position in theoretical cosmology starting in the Fall of 2014. The successful candidate will work with Prof. Dragan Huterer and other members of the Michigan cosmology group. We are looking for a candidate whose expertise can be in a broad range of topics, including dark energy, large-scale structure, and cosmic microwave background radiation. The successful candidate is expected to devote 1/3 of time toward work on the science and control of systematic errors in Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI). Familiarity with numerical techniques involving either data analysis or use of N-body simulations is preferred though not required.

The University of Michigan has an active program in cosmology, spanning the fields of experimental and theoretical cosmology, astrophysics, and particle physics. The candidate will be urged to take advantage of this vibrant atmosphere.

The position is initially for one year at a time, renewable for up to three years total. The deadline is January 10, 2014, but applications will be considered until the position is filled. University of Michigan is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
http://www-personal.umich.edu/~huterer/ , http://www-personal.umich.edu/~huterer/cosmo_website/index.html
Department of Physics
University of Michigan
450 Church St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1040, USA

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