Postdoctoral Position - Multi-messenger Astronomy Group

Postdoctoral Position Opening
in the Multi-messenger Astronomy Group of the University of Geneva


The DPNC is a worldwide-recognized center for fundamental research in physics, including Particle Physics, Astroparticle Physics and Cosmology, and provides an international, dynamic and competitive environment for training of young researchers.

The Multi-messenger Astronomy group at DPNC invites for applications for a Postdoctoral associate position within the CTA project. in the context of the start of the construction and commissioning of the telescope arrays and the first real data analysis.

CTA is the next generation ground based gamma ray observatory featuring tens of telescopes on sites in both hemispheres, it will allow probing the high-energy sky with an unprecedented sensitivity and angular resolution, in the energy domain from a few tens of GeV to a few hundreds of TeV.

The objective is to contribute to the Data Processing and Preservation System (DPPS) the CTA data pipeline software, aiming at producing sky images from the telescope array data, provide calibration algorithms, data volume reduction and analysis software using supervised artificial intelligence.

The candidates should hold a PhD in Physics/Astronomy/Computing Science, have a strong background in software developments as well as formal code release and documentation. The candidate should be comfortable in object-oriented programming and be skilled in
Python and C++.

The successful candidate will be offered an initial 1-year grant, which can be possibly extendedup to 4 years.

The deadline for application is opened until the position is filled.

Interested applicants should send an motivation letter, a Curriculum Vitae and the contact details of a reference person by electronic mail to:
Prof. Teresa Montaruli teresa.montaruli(at)
Dr. Domenico della Volpe domenico.dellavolpe(at)
Dr. Matthieu Heller matthieu.heller(at)

In a perspective of parity, the University encourages applications from under-represented genders


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