Postdoctoral Position in Cosmology at the University of Oslo

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Location:  Oslo, Norway

A position as postdoctoral research fellow is available at the Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics of the University of Oslo. The fellowship period is 3 years. Salary NOK 438500 – 499500, depending on qualifications and seniority. The selected candidate must be able to start in the position before October 1, 2010.

The research activity of the cosmology group focus on the European flagship mission Planck and the ground based CMB polarization experiment QUIET, and a strong effort in fundamental cosmological theory.

In selection, weight will be given to the documented research potential of the candidates, and to how their research competences can interact with and complement the research activities of one of the two research groups.

For information contact: Head of Department, Professor Per B. Lilje, phone: +47 22856517, e-mail: per.lilje[AT]

Application must be sent to apply-to[AT] before May 31, 2010, and MUST have ‘Ref no 2010/4502’ as subject. The application must include project description, CV (summarizing education, positions, pedagogical experience, administrative experience and other qualifying activity), copies of educational certificates and letters of recommendation, a complete list of publications and up to 5 academic works that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee and names and contact details of 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number).