The University of Florida (UF) Department of Astronomy invites applications for one or more postdoctoral fellowship positions in the Theoretical Astrophysics Group, with an anticipated start date of Fall 2013. Successful candidate(s) will be expected to carry out original research in theoretical astrophysics, independently and/or in collaboration with UF faculty in the Astronomy and/or Physics departments. They will have access to the UF High Performance Computing Center, as well as observational facilities.
UF also has active observational and instrumentation groups. Candidates are encouraged to propose theoretical research that relates to existing research programs and/or facilities at UF, including exoplanets, solar system studies, star and galaxy formation, and stellar populations. Further information, including a list of faculty and their research interests, is available at the above URLs.
The appointment is renewable annually for up to 3 years based on satisfactory performance, needs of the Departments and College, and available funding. A Ph.D. in a relevant field by the starting date is required. Application materials (CV, publications list, statement of research interests and plans (max 5 pages), and three letters of reference) should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Application materials should be received by January 1, 2013 to ensure full consideration. For more information about the position, please contact Profs. Eric Ford, Anthony Gonzalez or Jonathan Tan. The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution.