Postdoctoral Position in Gravitational and High-Energy Astrophysics at the University of Maryland, Dept. of Physics and JSI - JRID46590

Submission Dates
Archive Date: 
January 31, 2014
Deadline to Apply for Job: 
January 31, 2014
Job Details
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
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UMD Department of Physics and JSI
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
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Attention To: 
Jonathan C. McKinney
Assistant Professor
Department of Physics and JSI
Street Address Line 1: 
1117 John S. Toll Building #082
College Park
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Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Physics and the Joint Space Science Institute (JSI) at the University of Maryland at College Park invites applications for a postdoctoral position in the areas of theoretical and computational high-energy astrophysics and gravitational physics. Outstanding candidates with interests in relativistic astrophysics or computational astrophysics are particularly encouraged to apply. The position is primarily to support McKinney's NSF funded TCAN award (

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in physics or astrophysics or an equivalent degree. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, with a competitive stipend and research/travel expenses. The position will initially be for two years and may be extended up to three years, depending on satisfactory performance and availability of funding.

Deadline for a complete application is Jan 1, 2014. Announcements will be made by Jan 15, 2013. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, a list of publications, a statement of past and current research accomplishments (up to 3 pages), a research plan/proposal (up to five pages), and arrange for three letters of recommendation at Only web submissions will be accepted.

Questions regarding this opportunity should be directed to Prof. Jonathan C. McKinney, .

The University of Maryland at College Park is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.

Included Benefits: 

The University of Maryland's benefits package can be reviewed at