Postdoctoral Research Positions

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019
Archive Date: 
Sunday, November 10, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Harvard Institute of Theory and Computation (ITC)
Street Line 1: 
60 Garden Street, MS-51
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for Postdoctoral Research Positions in the Institute for Theory and Computation (ITC) at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. One of the primary objectives of the ITC is to integrate conceptual theory with computational modeling. We are, therefore, interested in candidates working in any field related to theoretical and/or numerical astrophysics.

Successful candidates will have access to our research computing facilities and will have the opportunity to interact and work with researchers in both the Harvard College Observatory (HCO) and the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO). Current senior members of the ITC include Harvard faculty Charles Alcock, Xingang Chen, Selma de Mink, Daniel Eisenstein, Doug Finkbeiner, Lars Hernquist, John Johnson, John Kovac, Avi Loeb (ITC Director), James Moran, Ramesh Narayan, Karin Oberg, Dimitar Sasselov, Irwin Shapiro, Charlie Conroy, and Chris Stubbs; as well as SAO scientists Rosanne Di Stefano, Matt Holman, Eric Keto, Mark Reid, and Alexey Vikhlinin.

The nominal starting date is September 1, 2020, but earlier appointments are possible. The positions are for two years, renewable for a third year, contingent on performance and funding. Please submit applications electronically at by 5:00pm EST, November 18, 2019.

Further information about the ITC may be found at; please direct any questions on the application process to Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. AAE/EOE

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$69500.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 

Health, dental

Application Deadline: 
Monday, November 18, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, December 6, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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