PhD position in Cosmology

Tipo/Type: 
Predoctoral
Centro/Institution: 
CEFCA
País/Country: 
Spain
Fecha limite/Deadline: 
30/04/2017
Descripción/Description: 

The Centro de Estudios de Física del Cosmos de Aragón (CEFCA) invites applications for one position as a PhD student in Cosmology. The duration of the position is for 4 years, and it has allocated funds for attending conferences/schools, and for research visits to other institutions. The position is funded by the 2016 ERC Starting grant "BACCO". CEFCA is a research institute located in Teruel (Spain) that provides an excellent environment at the interface between observational and theoretical astronomical research. Current research topics include: cosmic microwave background, large-scale structure of the Universe, physics of galaxy formation and evolution, and the exploitation of large datasets such as J-PAS, J-PLUS, Planck, EUCLID, and ALHAMBRA. Additionally, CEFCA develops and operates the Observatorio Astrofísico de Javalambre, which is equipped with world-class survey telescopes, offering the students the possibility to develop skills in instrumentation and astronomical observations. Terms and Conditions Duration: 4 years Deadline for applying: April 30th, 2017 Applications: Submit 1) a full CV, 2) an academic record, 3) a short statement of research interests, and 4) a minimum of two reference letters, via email to jobs@cefca.es (Subject: “Ref.0054. PhD position in Cosmology”), by the above closing date. Applicants must have completed a degree in Physics or Mathematics. For further information, please contact: Raúl E. Angulo, rangulo@cefca.es