About the Fellowships
The DAWN Fellowships have been established for outstanding early-career scientists whose research goals falls within the main DAWN themes. Fellows are expected to pursue their own independent, cutting-edge research programs, either in theory or observations. At the same time, they will have the opportunity to collaborate with DAWN members at DTU Space, Niels Bohr Institute (NBI), and to connect with the international institutes associated with DAWN.
DAWN’s research themes: high-redshift galaxy evolution, reionization and evolution of the IGM, first stars and galaxies, dust and ISM in the early universe, 21cm cosmology and dark matter.
About the Cosmic Dawn Center (DAWN)
The Cosmic Dawn Center (DAWN) is a new international basic research center supported by the Danish National Research Foundation.
DAWN is located in Copenhagen at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, and at the National Space Institute at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU Space).
The center is dedicated to uncovering how and when the first galaxies, stars and black holes formed, through observations with the prime telescopes of the next decade (ALMA, JWST, Euclid, E-ELT, HST) as well as through theory and simulations.
Features of the DAWN Fellowships
- fulltime for 3 years
- Substantial start-up package
- Develop your own research line
- Participate in curriculum of department
- Collaboration with international associates
- generous support for computing, travel and publication expenses
- starting salary is currently up to DKK 420.040,76 including annual supplement (+ pension up to DKK 71.826,97 )
Eligibility for the DAWN Fellowships
Master and PhD degree, if applicable, or equivalent – a letter from your university explaining you have completed requirements for these degrees and are in the final year of a PhD is fine
For more details about the Fellowship