KICP Postdoctoral Research Fellow

University of Chicago
Study in:USA
Deadline: 31 October 2017

The KICP (Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics) at University of Chicago calls for applications for Postdoc Research Fellowship.

Fellowship duration: renewable one-year terms, up to three years.

Fellowship Value: positions carry a salary and benefits package comparable to other prize fellowships.

Location Chicago, Illinois


  • Physical Sciences
  • Astronomy or Astrophysics
  • Physics

About the project:

  • The postdoc position will focus on interdisciplinary topics in cosmological physics studying the inflationary era, characterizing dark energy, and identifying the constituents of the dark matter
  • Experimental studies of the CMB; analysis of cosmological data including CMB data, large-scale structure survey data, and supernova data; analysis of data from the Dark Energy Survey; gravitational lensing and gravitational wave studies; experimental particle astrophysics; direct detection of dark matter particles and numerous topics in theoretical cosmology constitute the current slate of activities.


  • Applicant must hold PhD in Physics, Astrophysics, or related fields between May 2013 and September 2017 are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants are expected to conduct original research in experimental, observational, numerical, or theoretical cosmology in an active interdisciplinary environment.


  • Fill up the online application form 
  • Arrange for 3 references who can independently write a letter of support for the applicant.
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research Statement
  • List of Publications
  • Applications must be submitted as PDF files on the application form (each up to 10MB).


—————Quick Overview————-
Organization University of Chicago
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Country USA
Subject areas Physics, Astrophysics, Astronomy
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open for all nationalities
Deadline 31 October 2017


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