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Postdoctoral Associate- Cosmological Physics & Advanced Computing


Job Description

The Cosmological Physics and Advanced Computing (CPAC) group at Argonne invites applicants for a postdoctoral associate to conduct research on topics related to theory and modeling of large-scale structure cosmology. The applicant would work with Andrew Hearin on forward modeling galaxy SEDs and the galaxy--halo connection in a broad scientific program related to DESI, LSST, and CMB-S4 cross-correlations.

Collaboration with other CPAC staff members is highly encouraged; our postdocs additionally benefit from strong collaborations with cosmologists, applied mathematicians, computer scientists, and statisticians; they will also have access to world-leading supercomputing resources. For more information on the CPAC group and our activities please see: . The position has a flexible start date that could begin as soon as Fall 2023, and is renewable annually for up to three years.

Position Requirements

Applicants should send:

1) Cover letter and CV

2) Brief statement of research interests (no more than 2-3 pages)

3) Three letters of recommendation to be sent

Ph.D. degree level with 0 to 3 years of experience or equivalent

(Please note that Ph.D. is required but must not have been more than three years prior to the starting date)

Completed applications will be reviewed as received. The position will remain open until filled.

Included Benefits:

Full spectrum medical insurance includes partial dental and vision coverage. Benefits can be found here:

Job Family

Postdoctoral Family

Job Profile

Postdoctoral Appointee

Worker Type

Long-Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type

Full time

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