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Open Position Postdoctoral Positions in extragalactic astronomy at IFAE

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The High Energy Physics Institute in Barcelona (IFAE) announces the opening of a Postdoctoral Positions in the Observational Cosmology group. The appointment will be a full-time contract for a maximum of 6 months. The selected candidate is expected to join IFAE immediately.

IFAE is a worldwide-recognized center for fundamental research in Particle Physics, Astroparticle Physics and Cosmology, and provides an international, dynamic, and competitive environment for training of young researchers. General information about IFAE is available at

The IFAE Cosmology group is a full member of the Dark Energy Survey (DES), the PAU Survey Collaboration, the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI), the Euclid Consortium and the Dark Energy Science Collaboration (DESC) of the Legacy Survey of Space and Time (LSST) at the Rubin Observatory. The group plays leading roles in the analysis of DES, PAU, and DESI, and is preparing for the data exploitation of the Euclid and LSST-DESC surveys.

The candidate will work within the PAUS or Euclid project, developing algorithms for data reduction or scientific exploitation of current and upcoming data. A high level of familiarity with machine learning, including deep learning algorithms, is required. Experience with extra-galactic surveys and photometric redshift estimation will be particularly valued.

Interested candidates must have a PhD in Physics or Astronomy on the date of the contract start and provide a letter of interest, a CV and arrange for two letters of reference to be sent by e-mail to The subject of the mail must be “Ref. Exp-2022030-1”. Sending CVs to IFAE implies consent to the institute’s legal warning.

IFAE is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace and social integration of people with a disability. We welcome application from all qualified candidates. People from groups that are typically underrepresented in the labour market in general and in Science and Engineering in particular, such as women, minorities, or people with a disability, are particularly encouraged to apply. For further information please contact Ramon Miquel (