Centre for Particle Physics Phenomenology, CP3-Origins., University of Southern Denmark

Position ID:SDU-CP3-Origins-PHD [#1501]
Position Title: PhD student position in Theoretical Cosmology
Position Location:Odense M, Odense 5230, Denmark [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / HEP-Theory (hep-th), Theoretical Physics, HEP-Phenomenology (hep-ph), GR-Cosmology (gr-qc), Astrophysics (astro-ph), Theoretical Particle Physics, Particle Astrophysics, Elementary Particle Theory, String Theory, Cosmology, Particle/Cosmology Theory
Appl Deadline:2012/05/09 finished (posted 2012/04/13, finished 2012/09/11, listed until 2012/10/13)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

A PhD student position in theoretical cosmology is available in the new cosmology group at the Centre for Cosmology and Particle Physics Phenomenology and the Department of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacy at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense. We are looking for outstanding young and competitive candidates with a clear potential to excel in the research of theoretical cosmology and early universe models (primordial inflation, modified gravity, CMB physics, string cosmology, etc.)

The prospective candidate will work with Associate Professor Martin S. Sloth, who is the leader of the new cosmology group at CP³-Origins established in connection with the project Universe-Origins: Probing Fundamental Physics with Planck, funded with a Jr. group leader fellowship from the Lundbeck foundation.

CP³-Origins ( http://cp3-origins.dk ) is a centre of excellence recently established by the Danish National Research Foundation, dedicated to the understanding of the origins of bright and dark matter in the universe. At the moment it contains 13 faculty members and several post-docs and PhD students in the areas of particle physics phenomenology, beyond standard model physics, astroparticle physics, lattice field theory, and cosmology. CP³-Origins offers an extremely dynamical and exciting work environment. We have close collaborations with leading scientists in Europe and the US and the centre is one of the cornerstones of our physics research.

The appointments will be for a term of three or four years at a very competitive salary and are expected to start in the second half of 2012. Interested candidates are required to include in the application at least two letters of recommendation.

For further information, please contact Associate professor Martin S. Sloth, email: sloth@cp3.dias.sdu.dk

To apply please follow the instructions on the webpage of the University of Southern Denmark (DO NOT apply via academicjobsonline):


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Further Info:
+45 6550 2307
CP3-Origins, Univeristy of Southern Denmark.
Campusvej 55,
DK-5230, Odense M.

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