Description

Critères de l'offre



* Métiers :

* Researcher
* Secteur :

* Training & Education
* Diplômes :

* PhD
* Compétences :

* English
* Lieux :

* Lausanne
* Conditions :

* Temporary work
* Full Time

Critères de l'offre



* Métiers :

* Researcher
* Secteur :

* Training & Education
* Diplômes :

* PhD
* Compétences :

* English
* Lieux :

* Lausanne
* Conditions :

* Temporary work
* Full Time

## Description du poste ##

**Your mission :**
An on-site, 2+1 year postdoc position is available at the Laboratory of Astrophysics ( LASTRO) of EPFL (Switzerland) in the group of Dr. Emma Tolley.

The position is part of an SNSF starting grant project Deep Waves and is within the broad topics of computational astrophysics and extensions to the standard dark matter paradigm.


**Main duties and responsibilities include :**





We are looking for an enthusiastic and independent postdoctoral researcher who can lead next generation simulations of beyond Cold and Collisionless Dark Matter simulations. The position will be to leverage physics-informed neural networks to accelerate simulations of Fuzzy/Axion Dark Matter. However there will be plenty of scope for the researcher to follow their own research interests. Candidates will be expected to actively contribute to all departmental activities including public outreach and diversity, equality and inclusion events.







## Description du profil ##

**Your profile :**



* A formal requirement for the position is a PhD in physics/astrophysics.
* A background in computational astrophysics, simulations and high performance computing would be extremely beneficial.
* Working knowledge of English is required.

## Salaire et avantages ##

**We offer :**
The successful applicant will join LASTRO which is led by Prof. Jean-Paul Kneib and focuses on research in extragalactic astrophysics and observational cosmology. The successful candidate will work with Dr. Emma Toley.

Located on the shore of Lake Geneva between the Jura mountain range and the Alps, EPFL offers a unique and stimulating research environment. In 2020, EPFL became a member of the SKA Organization ( https://www.epfl.ch/labs/lastro/scientific-activities/ska/). Additionally, EPFL hosts world-leading research institutes for machine-learning, particle physics and cosmology and is in close vicinity to the University of Geneva and CERN.

The position comes with very competitive salary and benefits.

Applicants should submit



* a motivation letter (pdf, up to 2 pages),
* a curriculum vitae (pdf, up to 3 pages),
* a list of publications (pdf), and
* a research statement (pdf, up to 3 pages)


through the online application system and should arrange for three reference letters to be sent directly to e strella.briant@epfl.ch



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