Physics Area, SISSA

Position ID:SISSA-Physics Area-CMBLSSPD [#9490]
Position Title: Postdoc on CMB-LSS Cross-Correlation at SISSA
Position Type:Non-regular rank faculty
Position Location:Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia 34136, Italy [map]
Subject Areas: Astrophysics / Theoretical Astrophysics, Cosmology
Appl Deadline:2018/01/31 finished (posted 2017/08/08, finished 2018/08/05, listed until 2018/02/08)
Position Description:    

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

The Astrophysics Group ( of the International School for Advanced Studies of Trieste (SISSA, Italy) is looking for a junior scientist willing to undertake a Post-Doc program on Large Scale Structure (LSS) and Cosmic Microwave Background Anisotropies (CMB).

The program is provided by the Italian Ministry of University and Research through the PRIN 2017 Grant and supports the preparatory work for the Euclid mission ( and specifically the Working Group investigating the Cross-Correlation between LSS and CMB. The junior scientist is expected to contribute in particular in the following areas:

  • simulations of CMB gravitatioal lensing from LSS,
  • construction and testing of Cross-Correlation estimators.

The program is strongly integrated within the institutions participating to the PRIN 2017 Grant and the Euclid Consortium, and includes support funds for travel; the contract is for 2 years, subject to extension upon availability of funds.

For further information please contact Carlo Baccigalupi ( Completed applications, including a research statement, cv, list of publications, and three letters of recommendation, should be received no later than January 31, 2018.

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

Further Info:
via Bonomea, 265
34136 Trieste

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