Postdoctoral Associate in Experimental Cosmology

Position Description: 

We invite applications for a postdoctoral position in experimental cosmology within the Physics Department at Yale University. The successful candidate will work with Prof. Laura Newburgh on Simons Observatory ( The successful candidate will focus on data cuts, flagging, and data pipeline development for the Simons Observatory surveys underway.

Appropriately qualified applicants will have the opportunity to pursue other avenues of related research. This position is for a one-year appointment, renewable for up to two additional years. This position includes some travel to and time spent at the Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Chile, a Chilean University collaborating with Simons Observatory.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to contact Prof. Newburgh ( for additional information before applying.

Applicants should have a PhD in astronomy, physics, or a closely related field, and have demonstrated skills in cosmology analysis.

Application Instructions
Applicants are encouraged to apply online, providing a CV and publications list, a brief statement of research interests (2 pages), and arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be submitted (which can happen only after the applicant has created a dossier through Interfolio). For full consideration, applications should be received by Dec 15, 2023. Interested applicants may also apply for Yale fellowships (YCAA and Mossman fellowships).

The nominal start date for the position is Fall 2024, but is negotiable.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

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Postdoctoral Associate Positions
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Yale University: Faculty of Arts and Sciences: Physical Science: Physics