The Helsinki Institute of Physics (HIP) at the University of Helsinki invites applications for two postdoctoral fellowships in cosmology and particle astrophysics/dark matter starting in 2015.
The research profile of HIP combines particle physics and cosmology. Cosmology staff include Kari Enqvist, Hannu Kurki-Suonio, Syksy Räsänen and (part-time) Mark Hindmarsh. Particle physics theory staff include Katri Huitu, Oleg Lebedev, Kari Rummukainen and Kimmo Tuominen. We work closely with the Division of Particle Physics and Astrophysics at the Department of Physics, including with the astrophysics groups of Peter Johansson and Alexis Finoguenov. Staff at HIP and the Department of Physics includes members of the Planck and Euclid missions, the COSMOS and SDSS surveys and the LHC experiments CMS and TOTEM.
The positions are funded by HIP and by the Academy of Finland. The appointments are for two years, with a possible extension for a third year, depending on performance and funding. The usual starting date is October 1, but earlier appointment is possible. The salary is about 40 000 euros/year, plus funds for travel expenses.
Letters of application, including CV, list of publications and brief (2-3 pages) statement of research interests –all as a single pdf- should be submitted at the webpage http://hep.physics.helsinki.fi/postdoct ... cosmology/ and three recommendation letters should be submitted at the webpage http://hep.physics.helsinki.fi/positions/recommend/ .
Enquiries can be made to Kimmo Tuominen, [Log in to view email]
The deadline for applications and recommendation letters is December 15.
Two postdoc positions at the University of Helsinki
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