The Department of Physics & Astronomy at TAMU-Commerce is seeking an ambitious and motivated post-doctoral researcher in the field of numerical astrophysics. The postdoctoral researcher will be working with and modifying existing SPH and Eulerian codes to model the dynamics of accretion flows in cataclysmic variable systems and related objects. The postdoctoral researcher will focus on code development, implementation, production runs, and the writing of journal articles. Previous experience in large-code development including MPI and OpenMP is strongly recommended. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Astronomy or Physics prior to the application deadline of February 1, 2013.
All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered (http://tamujobs.tamu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=202536). Documents that must be submitted online include (i) a completed online application, (ii) cover letter, (iii) a statement of research interests (iv) CV, and (v) contact information for three to five professional references familiar with your work. Applications will be reviewed starting February 1, 2013 and the successful candidate will begin as shortly afterward as can be arranged.
Texas A&M University-Commerce offers more than 100 degrees at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels to over 11,000 students. Located one hour from downtown Dallas, Commerce is a rural community with a rich combination of local music, festivals and other unique entertainment.
Texas A&M University-Commerce is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Texas A&M University-Commerce offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including health, vision, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, long-term care, accidental death and dismemberment, flexible spending accounts, offered campus child-care, defined-benefit retirement through the state system, along with optional tax-sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, go to: http://www.tamus.edu/offices/benefits.