26. september 2019

Postdoc Fellowships at The Cosmic Dawn Center, Niels Bohr Institute

The fellowships are intended for outstanding early career scientists whose research falls within DAWN’s research themes: high-redshift galaxy evolution, epoch of re-ionization, first stars and galaxies, dust and ISM in the early universe and dark matter. DAWN Fellows are expected to pursue their own independent, cutting edge research programs, either in theory or observations.  

DAWN is a new center of excellence funded by the Danish National Research Foundation, and is located at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen and at the Space division of the Danish Technical University (DTU-Space). In addition the center has a number of associate members at major research institutes across Europe, North America, and Australia. The center brings together experts in all aspects of early Universe galaxy evolution and is deeply involved in major existing and upcoming surveys with e.g. HST, ALMA, Euclid and JWST, as well as cosmological and zoom in simulations. For more information on the Center's activities and researchers, please see http://dawn.nbi.ku.dk/

Dawn Fellowships are for up to three years.  The employment is scheduled to start in the fall of 2020 or upon agreement with the chosen candidate.

Applications received by 9 December 2019 will receive full consideration.  Short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview in early January.

Applications consist of a CV, a list of publications, and a brief research statement that describes research interests, future plans and relevant technical experience. The research statement should not exceed 3 pages (text, figures and references included) with a font size no smaller than 11pt Times New Roman (or equivalent).

Applicants should also include in their CV the name, contact address, and email of three referees who may be contacted for letters of reference.

Applications are submitted electronically, via the University of Copenhagen's central employment pages. Follow the directions for applying carefully. 

DAWN Fellows receive support for computing, travel and publication expenses and are expected to collaborate with the international institutes associated with DAWN.

Deadline: December 9, 2019

Read more and apply here >>