Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research position in theoretical astrophysics with Dr. Oleg Gnedin at the Department of Astronomy, University of Michigan. We seek candidates with a recent PhD in astronomy, physics, or related field and experience in high-performance computing, cosmological numerical simulations, and their analysis.
The successful candidate will collaborate with Dr. Gnedin on various aspects of theoretical modeling of globular clusters and galaxy formation. The candidate is also encouraged to pursue independent research. The Department of Astronomy at the University of Michigan hosts active research groups in observational and theoretical astrophysics. Vigorous seminar programs and informal astrocoffee discussions provide stimulating research environment. Available computational resources include access to the university supercomputing cluster FLUX, which serves as a local NSF XSede node. More details about the department are available at http://www.lsa.umich.edu/astro/
A curriculum vitae, list of publications, summary of past and future research interests, and at least three letters of recommendation should be sent in PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org, or to Oleg Gnedin, University of Michigan, Department of Astronomy, 500 Church Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1042.
Applications received by December 1, 2012 will receive full consideration. The start date is negotiable but could be as early as spring 2013. University of Michigan is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.