Astrophysics Sector, SISSA

Position ID:SISSA-Astrophysics Sector-POSTDOCRADIOFOREGROUNDS [#7098]
Position Title: RadioForegrounds Post-Doc Positions at SISSA
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Various locations, Italy
Subject Areas: Physics / Astrophysics (astro-ph), Astrophysics Theory, Cosmology, GR-Cosmology (gr-qc)
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2016/02/28, finished 2016/11/06, listed until 2016/09/01)
Position Description:    

*** The account for Astrophysics Sector, SISSA has expired, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Cosmic Microwave Anisotropy (CMB) team within the Astrophysics Group ( of the International School for Advanced Studies of Trieste (SISSA, Italy) is part of the RADIOFOREGROUNDS COMPET-5 European Project

will have openings for 2 postdoctoral positions to start within 2016, along with partner institutions, as listed at

The positions are for 2 years. Applicants are expected to carry out research within the Project, which aims at the study if incoming data for studying polarized foregrounds and their control in CMB experiments targeting the B-modes of CMB anisotropies. the CMB group at SISSA is also active in the analysis and exploitation of the data from the Planck satellite, as well as the EBEX and PolarBear B-mode experiments. The program also includes funding for travels, participation to conferences. SISSA also offers new local super-computing resources.

For further information about scientific activities you can contact Carlo Baccigalupi ( or Francesca Perrotta ( The post is valid until fulfillment of the positions, and in any case not beyond October 31, 2016.

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

Further Info:
Astrophysics Group
via Bonomea 265
34136 Trieste

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