Simon Fraser University
Employment Opportunities at SFU Cosmology Group

Postdoctoral Position in Theoretical Cosmology

The cosmology group in the Physics Department at Simon Fraser University expects to have a postdoctoral position with a starting date in the Fall, 2019. The group includes faculty members Andrei Frolov and Levon Pogosian, and has active research interests in observational tests of fundamental theories, early universe, cosmic structure formation, dark energy, modified gravity, primordial magnetic fields, astroparticle physics, black holes and topological defects. Strong consideration will be given to applicants with demonstrated ability for independent research in any area of theoretical cosmology and astrophysics. Successful applicant is expected to contribute to group efforts in the Simons Observatory, CMB-S4 and other research related to Cosmic Microwave Background physics. The appointment is for two years, with a possibility of extension for another year contingent on performance and availability of funds. Exceptional applicants will be nominated for CITA National or CITA Canada Fellowships.

Applicants are required to send a CV, publication list, a statement of research interest, and arrange for 3 letters of reference to be sent electronically (plain text or PDF) to or apply online. If necessary, applications by regular mail should be addressed to:

Cosmology Postdoc Search
Simon Fraser University
Department of Physics
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC Canada
V5A 1S6

The deadline for applications and all letters of recommendation is December 15, 2018. To receive full consideration for CITA Fellowships, application must be received by November 15. Informal inquiries can be sent directly to either or

Graduate Studies at Simon Fraser University

We are looking for new students at MSc or PhD level starting 2019.
Applications should be made directly to SFU Physics Department.

Modified by Andrei Frolov <> on 2018-11-02