Two postdoctoral positions in theoretical cosmology at Portsmouth

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Location:  Portsmouth, UK

The Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation (ICG) intends to appoint two postdoctoral researchers in theoretical cosmology

The researcher will work on projects funded by the Science and Technology Facilities Council, in particular models for modified gravity and dark energy. The post is for two years, starting on 1st OCTOBER 2012. (Job reference: 10003838). The other post is for one year, starting as early as possible but no later than 1st OCTOBER 2012. Applications in all areas of cosmology are welcomed. (Job reference: 10003839)

A PhD degree and relevant research experience are required. The ICG consists of 12 academic staff, 14 postdoctoral researchers and 18 PhD students, and is a member of a number of survey projects including Euclid, BigBOSS and the UK Low Frequency Array (LOFAR:UK). The University of Portsmouth is a member of the South-East Physics Network (SEPnet), hosts the 1000-core SEPnet-ASTRO supercomputer (SCIAMA) and is part of the UK National Cosmology Supercomputer Consortium (COSMOS). More information is available at

For informal enquiries please contact Kazuya Koyama (Kazuya.Koyama[AT], or by calling +44 (0)23 9284 5151

Applications (an application form, CV, research statement and names of up to 3 referees) should be sent by email to jobs[AT] and copied to icg-admin[AT] Applicants should also arrange for up to 3 reference letters to be sent by email to icg-admin[AT], to arrive by the closing date, 27th January 2012. Late applications may be considered until the post has been filled.