Postdoc Research Fellow In Dark Matter Particle Phenomenology

at University of Melbourne

About the role:

The appointee will work within the Melbourne Node of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Dark Matter Particle Physics. The appointee will be based at the University of Melbourne Parkville campus and work under the supervision of Prof Nicole Bell, Dr Matthew Dolan, Dr Andrea Thamm and Prof Raymond Volkas. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated and innovative researcher, who can work at an internationally competitive level, independently and as part of a team, on aspects of theoretical particle and astroparticle physics, with a particular focus on dark matter phenomenology.

The position is offered for three years, with anticipated starting date before or around September 2020. Prospective candidates are encouraged to contact Prof Nicole Bell ( for additional information.

About you:

  • A PhD or equivalent in Theoretical Particle or Astroparticle Physics or a related area
  • Expertise in dark matter phenomenology
  • Demonstrated aptitude for research with a sound record of peer-reviewed publication, commensurate with experience and opportunities


Applications should be submitted through the University of Melbourne web site (position number 0049523) and must include a CV, list of publications, a brief statement of research interests and plans, and the names of three referees. Letters of reference should be sent directly to by the application deadline.

Parkville Victoria Australia

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