The Institute of Theoretical Physics IFT UAM-CSIC in Madrid (Spain) is offering a PhD position in theoretical cosmology

The Institute of Theoretical Physics IFT UAM-CSIC in Madrid (Spain) is offering a PhD position in theoretical cosmology

The position will have a duration of 3 years and is funded by an “Atracción de Talento Investigador” grant awarded by the regional government of Madrid to Dr. Guillermo Ballesteros. An eventual extension of the position to a fourth year will be subject to the availability of funding.

The position should begin in autumn 2018, although the starting date is flexible. Candidates interested in topics such as inflation, dark energy, dark matter and wanting to work at the interface between cosmology and particle physics are encouraged to apply. They must hold an M. Sc. (or an equivalent degree) by their intended starting date.

Applications (in PDF format) can be sent by e-mail to guillermo.ballesteros@uam.es with the subject “PhD-IFT-MAD Application”. They must contain: a curriculum vitae, a transcript of academic records and a brief statement of motivation, research interests and previous research experience. Two reference letters should be sent separately to the same e-mail address, with the subject “PhD-IFT-MAD Reference + name of the applicant”.

Review of applications will start around the 5th of April, but applications that arrive after this date will also be considered.

Candidates who have recently applied for a SO(IFT) PhD position do not need to send their materials again, but should write an e-mail indicating their interest in this new position.

Knowledge of Spanish language is not needed, but a good command of English is required.

Information about the IFT UAM-CSIC can be found on its website: https://www.ift.uam-csic.es/en

Enquires about the position can be sent to guillermo.ballesteros@uam.es

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