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Postdoctoral Positions in Astrophysics, Cosmology and Particle Theory

James Arthur Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Center for Cosmology and Particle Physics (CCPP) at NYU anticipates awarding two James Arthur Postdoctoral Fellowships to start in September 2015. James Arthur Fellows pursue independent research projects and work with others in the group as their interests dictate. Selection will be based on evidence of the potential to make important contributions in one or more of the following research areas: astrophysics (theoretical and observational), astroparticle physics, cosmology and particle physics. Submitted applications will be also considered for postdoctoral openings supported by individual faculty. The CCPP anticipates appointing a postdoc in the field of particle phenomenology.

CCPP faculty members generally have broad interests. The following is a list of faculty and their current primary activity: Professors M. Blanton (observational astrophysics; SDSS), K. Cranmer (experimental particle physics; ATLAS), S. Dubovsky (particle theory and cosmology), G. Dvali (particle theory, black holes, cosmology), G. Farrar (particle physics, astrophysics, astroparticle physics; Pierre Auger Observatory), G. Gabadadze (particle theory, gravity and cosmology), A. Gruzinov (theoretical astrophysics and cosmology), D. Hogg (galaxy astrophysics and exoplanets), M. Kleban (string theory and cosmology), A. MacFadyen (high energy astrophysics, numerical simulations), M. Modjaz (observational astrophysics, supernovae), M. Porrati (string theory), J. Ruderman (particle theory), R. Scoccimarro (cosmology), and N. Weiner (particle and astroparticle theory, cosmology). The Center also has close ties with NYU's Courant Institute and the Center for Data Science.

Postdocs benefit from the lively atmosphere of the Center and a vigorous visitors program. Members of CPPP have data access to the Sloan Digital Sky Survey III and IV, the opportunity to participate in the Pierre Auger collaboration and the possibility of participating in certain projects of the Palomar Transient Factory collaboration.

Appointments are usually for three years. Exceptional candidates will be considered for longer term appointments. Those proposing to come with funding from outside fellowships will be eligible for continuation of their appointment.

Applications must be submitted via below CCPP Online Application System. Your complete application must include a CV, publication list, statement of research interests, and a list of three people who will be submitting letters of recommendation.

Complete applications received by December 1, 2014 will receive top priority.

Included Benefits: Medical and Dental Insurance.

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Postdoctoral Position in Quantum Condensed Matter Theory

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in quantum condensed matter theory at New York University. The research interests of the group involve the study of nonequilibrium phenomena in a variety of systems such as cold-atomic gases, topological insulators, light-matter coupled systems, quantum impurity models, quantum critical systems.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is found. The start date could be as early as January 2015.

Interested candidates should send a CV with publication list, a short description of research interests, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation emailed to Prof. Aditi Mitra.

Postdoctoral Positions in Experimental Particle Physics

The Experimental Particle Physics Group at NYU invites applications for a postdoctoral position. Our group is currently focused on research with the ATLAS experiment at CERN. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to reside at CERN. Our group’s major efforts include Higgs boson searches and property measurements, searches for supersymmetry and exotic physics, statistical tools, and trigger algorithms. Further information on the group's interests may be found at

Applicants should submit a short cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation (PDF preferred) through the online application system:

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For further questions about the position, please contact Screening of applicants will begin February 3, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and encourages applications from women and members of minority groups.