Postdoctoral opportunity at BNL

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Anze Slosar
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Affiliation: Brookhaven National Laboratory

Postdoctoral opportunity at BNL

Post by Anze Slosar » November 30 2015

We are conducting a wide search for a post-doc at Brookhaven National Lab. BNL is a multipurpose research institution within the DOE lab complex, is commutable from NYC and is involved in a number of currently funded (BOSS, eBOSS, DESI, LSST) and planned experiments. We would be particularly happy to hear from data analysis or instrumentation oriented candidates. The full advert is below. For full consideration, applications should be submitted before January 8, 2016. Any inquires regarding the position should be sent to Anže Slosar ([Log in to view email]).

Interested candidates should go to

and search for a postdoctoral job ID #519. In addition, in order to speed up the process, we would appreciate if candidates could also sent the application pack (cover letter, CV, 3 page proposal directly to [Log in to view email]). Generic proposals are fine since we judge candidates by their ability to generate new ideas and write coherent text.

Why Work at BNL?

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funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of
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Lab brings world-class facilities and expertise to the most exciting
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Laboratory is developing a program in cosmology, following a long
tradition of strength in particle and nuclear physics. The group is
involved in BOSS, eBOSS, DESI and DES experiments, as well as playing
crucial role in the LSST hardware and science analysis.

Position Description

Successful candidate will perform research in the field of
experimental cosmology, analyzing data from current generation of DOE
experiments in which BNL is involved (BOSS, eBOSS, DESI, LSST) or work
on conceptual designs for the next generation large scale structure

Position Requirements

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

- PhD in Physics or Astronomy
- Strong background in cosmology

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

- Theory, Data Analysis or Instrument Design relevant to Large Scale
Structure Experiments

For full consideration a three page research proposal and a cover
letter should be sent to [Log in to view email]. Applicant should additionally
arrange three confidental letters of reference to be sent to
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