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Call for Expression of Interest for PhD in Cosmology

Insituto de Física de Cantabria
Fecha inicio solicitud: 
Lun, 07/08/2023
Fecha límite solicitud: 
Dom, 15/10/2023


The “Instituto de Física de Cantabria” (IFCA, in Santander (Spain) welcomes expressions of interest for PhD positions on Cosmology, with special emphasis on research related with line-intensity mapping, a novel technique to probe the Universe. The selected candidates will work under the supervision of José Luis Bernal (, Diego Herranz, and Mathieu Remazeilles.


In addition, the selected candidates will become member of the Observational cosmology and Instrumention ( The group has extended expertise in Cosmic Microwave Background science, gravitational lensing, line-intensity mapping and dark matter and beyond-the-Standard-Model research, combining theoretical, observational and instrumental work, and features a vibrant scientific environment.


Candidates should have a Master Degree in Physics, provide a CV, including full list of University Grades, and arrange for two letters of reference to be sent by e-mail ( The search will go on until suitable candidates are identified, but expressions of interest must be sent before September 15th for full consideration. The selection will be based on the academic and scientific record of the candidates, the recommendation letters, and the potential of the candidate to integrate will in the group.


For further information please contact: José Luis Bernal (


Santander is a medium-size city in the north coast of Spain, featuring an impressive natural surrounding perfect for sea and mountain activities. Full health insurance is included for the researchers and their dependents through the Spanish public health system.


IFCA is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We welcome expressions of interest from all qualified candidates, and especially encourage applications from women and under-represented backgrounds in scientific research.