The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar position in Theoretical Astrophysics.
PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
UNLV is a comprehensive research university of approximately 27,000 students and 2,800 faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, research, and service. The university has internationally recognized programs in hotel administration and creative writing; professional degrees in law, architecture, and dental medicine; and leading programs in fine arts, sciences and education. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in dynamic Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on-line at: http://www.unlv.edu.
ROLE of the POSITION
The scholar is expected to work on mass inflows and outflows in astrophysical objects with Prof. Daniel Proga. The main emphasis will be given to modeling gas dynamics in Active Galactic Nuclei using hydrodynamic simulations.
This position requires a Ph.D. in astronomy from an accredited college or university.
Previous experience in computational astrophysics is an advantage.
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on December 30, 2012 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Daniel Proga, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu. For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-2894 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNLV is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Educator and Employer Committed to Achieving Excellence Through Diversity.
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