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September 30, 2021


  • Organisation/Company: Center for Theoretical Physics PAS
  • Research Field: Physics
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 30/09/2021 12:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • Location: Poland › Warsaw
  • Type Of Contract: Other
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Offer Starting Date: 01/11/2021
  • Reference Number: WH/10/2021
  • The Director of the Center for Theoretical Physics PAS invites applicants for a postdoctoral position in cosmology within the project OPUS “COLAB: COsmic LAboratory for Barions and dark matter” by the Polish National Science Center (NCN) UMO-2020/39/B/ST9/03494. The principal investigator is dr hab. Wojciech Hellwing (

    The successful applicant will contribute to the research program of the Computational Cosmology Group at CTP PAS, and in particular to designing, running and analyzing N-body and hydrodynamical simulation of the Local Universe in alternative dark matter models. The project COLAB is conducted in collaboration with LUSTRE, VIRGO, and DESC LSST consortia. the postdoctoral researcher will have the possibility to join these international consortia.

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    Offer Requirements Skills/Qualifications

    We seek a candidate with:

  • a Ph.D. in astronomy, physics or relevant field (awarded no earlier than in 2014, and no later by the first day of work)
  • fluent academic written and spoken English
  • experience in analyzing data from computer simulations (N-body and hydrodynamical ones)
  • Specific Requirements

    The position is available initially for two years, with a possible extension for the third year, subject to satisfactory performance. The offered salary is approximately 20% higher than the standard NCN rate for a postdoc position.

    Interested candidates should send a cover letter, a research statement (max. 4 pages), CV, and a publication list in a single pdf file to Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference sent to the same email address. Please add the reference number WH/10/2021 in the topic of the email.

    The Center for Theoretical Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences is an equal opportunity employer. Women and members of under-represented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

    This can be extended in case of documented parental or sick leave; contact us for the details.

    According to NCN regulations, this post is unavailable for those who received their PhD title at CTP PAS.

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Center for Theoretical Physics PAS
  • Organisation Type: Research Laboratory
  • Website: https:// www.
  • E-Mail:
  • Country: Poland
  • City: Warsaw
  • Postal Code: 02-668
  • Street: Al. Lotników 32/46
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