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Postdoctoral Opportunities at the University of Alberta

In the coming year there will be opportunities for new postdoctoral fellowships in astrophysics, cosmology, and gravitation at the University of Alberta.  We presently have six professors (Valeri Frolov, Craig Heinke, Natasha Ivanova, Sharon Morsink, Don Page, and Dmitri Pogosyan) and many postdoctoral fellows and graduate students, making it one of the largest in this combination of research areas in the world.  For more information, see our website at

Fellowship opportunities include CITA National Fellowships for people who apply by Nov. 1, 2009, Killam Fellowships for those who apply by Nov. 15, and PIMS and other fellowships with a Dec. 1, 2009, deadline for your materials to reach us.

Please submit the material listed below, all to either

Valeri Frolov <> (electronical submission only)
Craig Heinke <> (electronical submission only)
Natasha Ivanova <> (electronical submission only)
Sharon Morsink <> (electronical submission only)
Don Page <>
Dmitri Pogosyan <> (electronical submission only)

Please send the material to one of these people at the address below, unless you send electronic applications in pdf form.

Department of Physics
Room #238 CEB
11322 – 89 Avenue
University of Alberta
Edmonton Alberta CANADA
T6G 2G7
(telefax 1-780-492-0714)

For full consideration for all positions, applications and supporting materials should arrive by Nov. 1, 2009. Later applications will be considered for the funding opportunities remaining at the time of reception.

Applications should include the following material:

(a) Curriculum Vitae.
(b) Proposed Research statement of one page or less.
(c) Research Experience statement of two pages or less.
(d) A listing of papers appearing in refereed publications or conference proceedings.
(e) A list of any academic honors or awards received.
(f) Arrange for three letters of appraisal to be sent, at least two from persons familiar with your academic work.

Postdoctoral opportunities in mathematical physics and relativity are also available in our Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences. Interested applicants should contact Dr Eric Woolgar <> for further information.

The records arising from this competition will be managed in accordance with provisions of the Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPP).

The University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.