CITA is a national centre for theoretical astrophysics located at the University of Toronto. CITA expects to offer one or more Research Associate positions of three to five years duration. The start date will be September 1, 2013. Applicants should have an excellent research record in astrophysics and postdoctoral experience. Funds will be available for travel and other research expenses. The primary duty is to carry out original research in theoretical astrophysics, but Research Associates are also expected to work with postdoctoral fellows and to assist with the administration of the Institute. All applicants for these positions are also considered automatically for postdoctoral fellowships.
Visit the CITA website at www.cita.utoronto.ca for application instructions. We only accept electronic submissions. Applicants will be asked to submit a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and arrange for three letters of recommendation. The deadline for applications and all letters of recommendation is November 15, 2012.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; although Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In accordance with its Employment Equity Policy, the University of Toronto encourages applications from qualified women and men, members of visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.
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