Postdoctoral position in Experimental High Energy Astroparticle Physics
Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 44.000 students, 7.100 employees and a turnover of SEK 7 billion.
The research conducted at the Department of Physics and Astronomy encompasses a wide range of physics topics, distributed over ten divisions. The department is located in the Ångström laboratory and employs nearly 400 people, 125 of whom are doctoral students. It offers a broad physics curriculum to undergraduate and graduate students, participation in nationally and internationally leading projects for researchers, and opportunities for partnership with industry and various outreach activities. For more information, please visit http://www.physics.uu.se/
Duties/Project description: The successful candidate is expected to play a leading role using within the IceCube collaboration. Research focused on areas of high energy astrophysical neutrinos, low energy neutrinos from supernovae, and/or connections to electromagnetic and gravitational wave multi-messenger partners will be given priority.
Requirements: To qualify for an employment as a postdoctor you must have a PhD degree or a foreign degree equivalent to a PhD degree in Physics, astrophysics or a closely related field. The PhD degree must have been obtained no more than three years prior to the application deadline. The three year period can be extended due to circumstances such as sick leave, parental leave, duties in labour unions, etc.
Additional qualifications: Experience in multi-messenger astrophysics, data analysis, and neutrino detection will be considered assets. Candidates should be able to work independently, as well as integrate into the framework of a large collaboration.
Please submit a cover letter, CV and research statement to the site below, and arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation sent via email to Dr. Erin O’Sullivan at Email: email@example.com
Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.
Salary: Individual salary.
Starting date: 1 April 2020 or as otherwise agreed.
Type of employment: Temporary position according to central collective agreement.
Scope of employment: 100 %
For further information about the position please contact: Dr. Erin O’Sullivan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Please submit your application by 15 November 2019, UFV-PA 2019/3292.
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Placement: Department of Physics and Astronomy
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2019/3292
Last application date: 2019-11-15