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Postdoctoral positions in theoretical cosmology at IISER-TVM

IISER-Thiruvananthapuram intends to appoint two postdoctoral positions in the areas of early-universe cosmology and quantum gravity. A Ph.D. degree and relevant research experience are required for these posts, which are expected to start on or before 1st August 2011.

Both these posts are funded under the Max Planck Partner group on cosmology, and the researcher will work on projects which include inflation, reheating, baryogenesis, modified gravity and quantum gravity phenomenology.

The positions are available for a period of up to two years. Informal enquiries can be made to S. Shankaranarayanan <shanki[AT]iisertvm.ac.in>.

Salary: Rs. 2,64,000 – Rs. 2,88,000 per annum

Deadline: 20 May 2011

To apply please send CV, research statement and have at least two letters of reference sent by email to S. Shankaranarayanan <shanki[AT]iisertvm.ac.in> with the subject “Application for MP-PG positions – Candidate name”.