Postdoctoral Research Associate

Princeton, NJ
Mar 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Princeton University

Physics - 23800

Position Summary
The department of Physics invites applicants for a postdoctoral or more senior position in cosmic microwave background (CMB) research with the Simons Observatory. The Simons Observatory is a multi-institutional collaboration that combines the ACT and POLARBEAR/Simons Array teams, undertaking both cutting-edge CMB science and technical development for the next-generation CMB-S4 experiment. Successful candidates will be involved in the design, construction and execution of the Simons Observatory, and/or take leading roles in the data analysis and preparation of the results for publication.

Appointments are for one year, with possibility for renewal pending satisfactory performance and continued funding. This position is subject to the University's background check policy. Applications must be submitted online at

Essential Qualifications
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Physics or Astronomy before the start date of the position. They should have at least one year of relevant research experience as a graduate student or as a postdoc. Applicants should have demonstrated ability to work as a part of a collaborative team as well as to work independently.

Preferred Qualifications

Directory Title

Job Function
Regular Professional Research
RR 040
Standard Hours

Full Time
Actual Hours per Week, if casual hourly

Pay Rate, if Casual Hourly

Work Schedule, if other than standard hours

Eligible for Overtime
Benefits Eligible
Union Code
Not Applicable
Education Required
Doctorate Degree
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled or See Position Summary.
Instructions for Applying
Applications must be submitted online at
Documents which can be associated with this posting
Cover Letter
Proposed Start Date

End Date, if a Term Appointment

Comments related to end date:
Appointments are for one year, with possibility for renewal pending satisfactory performance and continued funding.
EEO Statement
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW


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