Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research position in Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) polarization experiment at the Center for Astrophysics and Space Astronomy at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Research will be in collaboration with Prof. Nils Halverson's group on instrumentation development, observations, and data analysis for CMB experiments. Potential projects include the South Pole Telescope and POLARBEAR/Simons Array CMB polarization experiments, detector development work in collaboration with NIST, and, pending funding, instrument development for the LiteBIRD CMB polarization satellite mission. A doctorate in Physics or Astronomy, and experience with mm-wave instrumentation including cryogenics, detectors, microwave electronics, and optics are desired.
Ph.D. in Physics or Astronomy
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Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Unofficial transcript(s)
Application Materials Instructions:Applicants must complete the Faculty/University Staff and EEO Data (application) Form, and upload the follwing documents: 1-Cover letter; 2-Curriculum Vitae; 3-The document uploaded for the Proof of Degree can be a Transcript which shows the date the degree was conferred; Copy of Diploma; or official letter from the Registrar or the Dean of the School or College conferring the degree; and 4- List of References
Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Boulder
Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10195 - CASA-Ctr,Astrophys&Space Astro
Posting Date: Oct 26, 2016
Closing Date: Ongoing
Posting Contact Name: Jo Ann Vandel
Posting Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Position Number: 00729577