Postdoc in wide area astrophysical surveys

Copenhagen University
February 18, 2024
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Cosmic DAWN Center, Niels Bohr Institute Faculty of Science

University of Copenhagen

The cosmic DAWN survey is a deep and wide imaging and spectroscopic survey of 50 square degrees of the sky. These fields will be targeted with deep near infrared observations by the Euclid Satellite. The Cosmic Dawn Survey adds matching depth optical surveys with Subaru Telescope and the Canada France Hawaii telescope and spectroscopy with the Keck telescope.

The postdocs will work on this survey. Duties will include proposal writing, planning and execution of observations, data reduction, catalog building as well as science exploration and scientific publications and other forms of dissemination. The post may also include training of students, teaching and performance of other duties.

Further information on the Department is linked at https: // www. Inquiries about the position can be made to Sune Toft ([email protected]).

The position is open from April 15, 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is for 24 months.

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

Terms of employment

The position is covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff.

Terms of appointment and payment accord to the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State.

Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.

The application, in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW below.

Please include

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Diplomas (Master and PhD degree or equivalent)
  • Research plan – description of current and future research plans
  • Complete publication list
  • Separate reprints of 3 particularly relevant papers
  • The deadline for applications is 18 February 2024, 23:59 GMT +1 .

    After the expiry of the deadline for applications, the authorized recruitment manager selects applicants for assessment on the advice of the Interview Committee.

    You can read about the recruitment process at https: // .

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