Applications are invited for the position of Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Astrophysics Group in DAMTP. The successful candidate will work with Dr Henrik Latter, Dr Gordon Ogilvie and Professor John Papaloizou on STFC-funded theoretical projects related to the dynamics of astrophysical discs and/or extrasolar planets. Applicants should have, or be about to obtain, a PhD in a related area of theoretical astrophysics, fluid dynamics or magnetohydrodynamics, having an established track record of original research and experience of working in collaboration.
Further information about the Astrophysics Group can be found at http://damtp.cam.ac.uk/research/astro/
Applicants should provide a CV, a description of their recent research (not to exceed three pages) and a completed CHRIS/6 cover sheet (http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/hr/forms/chris6). They should also arrange for at least two references to be received by the closing date.
The position is available for one year. There is a possibility of extension subject to the renewal of grant support in this area. Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Gordon Ogilvie (email@example.com).
Closing date: 20 December 2012
Address for applications:
Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics
University of Cambridge
Centre for Mathematical Sciences
Cambridge CB3 0WA