The astrophysics group in the Technion offers a postdoctoral fellowship (AstroTech fellowship w. Perets) in various research areas related to astronomy and astrophysics including: Stellar and planetary dynamics, planet formation, prototoplanetary disks evolution and simulations, dynamics and gas processes near massive black holes, dynamics of few-body systems and stellar clusters, supernovae thoery and observations, Solar system planets and minor bodies, detection and characterization of exo-planets, stellar evolution in binaries and multiple stars. Applicants with experience in hydrodynamics simulations are especially encouraged. Successful candidates would receive 5000$ for personal research budget.
Current faculty members in the astrophysics group include Ehud Behar, Ari Laor, Adi Nusser, Hagai Perets and Noam Soker, Fellows are expected to carry out both independent original research, as well as collaborative work with faculty and/or students. The main selection criteria will be outstanding research accomplishments, creativity and promise of future achievement. The position is for two to three years pending on budget and progress. The start date is flexible (between May 1, 2013 and December 1, 2013).
Applicants should include a CV and a description of research work, and arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation sent to the email address below, by February 30. Late applications will also be considered until all positions filled. Description of research work/interests should not exceed 3 pages (and at most 1-2 additional pages for references and figures). Inquiries and requests for any additional information should be directed to the same address.