Center for Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology, University of Zurich

Position ID:UZH-CTAC-PDCC [#9364]
Position Title: Postdoctoral position in computational cosmology
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Zurich, Zurich 8057, Switzerland [map]
Subject Area: Astrophysics / Cosmology
Starting Date:2017/11/01
Appl Deadline:2017/10/01 finished (posted 2017/07/17, listed until 2017/10/31)
Position Description:    

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

The Center for Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology (CTAC) at the University of Zurich invites applications for a postdoctoral position in N-body simulations for large scale structure surveys. Experience in programming, high performance computing and large cosmological simulations analysis is preferred. The successfull candidate will collaborate on projects aiming at preparing the Euclid mission, within the context of the Swiss Sinergia project and the Cosmological Simulations Science Working Group of the Euclid Consortium. The candidate will be also encouraged to pursue his/her independent research projects in connection with our various groups. This 3-year position can start as early as November 1st 2017, with a possibility of further extension. Postdoctoral salaries are in the range 85,000-90,000 CHF. Scientific computing infrastructure is very strong in our institute and includes access to the supercomputers of 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. The University of Zurich is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women and members of minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Further Info:
Center for Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology, ICS, UZH
Winterthurerstrasse 190

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