Research Fellow - Nuclear Astrophysics - JRID47229

Submission Dates
Archive Date: 
January 31, 2014
Deadline to Apply for Job: 
January 31, 2014
Job Details
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution/Company Name: 
Monash University
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
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Alexander Heger
Monash Centre for Astrophysics
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Building 28
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School of Mathematical Sciences
Monash University
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We invite applications for a Research Fellowship in the wider field of stellar evolution and nuclear astrophsics with Prof. Alexander Heger at the Monash Centre for Astrophysics (MoCA) at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.  

The successful candidate should have  experience in theoretical or numerical modelling in nuclear astrophysics in one or several of the following fields: formation and evolution of massive or very massive stars, supernovae, binary stars, stellar rotation and magnetic fields, gamma-ray burst and other transients and outbursts, galactic chemical evolution, first stars (formation and evolution), or Type I X-ray burst and superbursts.

MoCA has very active research groups in Stellar Interiors and Nucleosynthesis (SINs - Lattanzio, Lugaro, Heger, Campbell, Mueller), High-energy Astrophysics (Galloway, Levin, Donea, Heger, Price, Mueller, Lazendic-Galloway), Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics and MHD (Monaghan; Price - star formation), Galaxy Evolution (Bown), Numerical General Relativity, and solar physics, amongst others (see  The initial appointment is for two years, with the possibility of extension for a third year contingent upon satisfactory performance, at level A or B depending on experience (A$64.175 - A$108.788 pa including 9.25% employer superannuation).  Commencement date should be on or before Oct. 1, 2014

The application needs to be submitted online at by Jan 31, 2013 (AEDT).  For the full job ad and application instructions please visit

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