Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB)

Princeton, NJ
Sep 15, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Princeton University

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


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