Postdoctoral fellowship in astronomy France Saclay

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Research Laboratory
Institution/Company: 
Laboratoire Astrophysique Instrumentation Modelisation (AIM)
Department Name: 
Departement d'Astrophysique du CEA
Street Line 1: 
CEA Saclay
City: 
Gif sur Yvette
State/Province: 
Essonne
Zip/Postal: 
91191
Country: 
France
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Astrophysics Department at CEA Saclay invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Position in numerical astrophysics. The successful candidate is expected to design, carry out, and analyse high-resolution multi-physics simulations of the coupled evolution of interstellar clouds and cosmic rays to be compared with observations. Previous experience in high-performance computing, in conducting MHD simulations and/or in writing/modifying multi-purpose codes such as Ramses or Arepo is desired. 

The position will start by mid 2020 and includes travel and computing support. The applicant should have a recent PhD in physics or astrophysics. The initial appointment of one year can extend till the end of 2022, depending on performance. The salary is based on the French university service scale and includes employer contributions to medical insurance, maternity leave, and retirement. The laboratory near Paris gathers 200 scientists working on a large variety of astrophysical topics (http://irfu.cea.fr/dap/en/index.php). We provide access to the supercomputing centres of GENCI and PRACE and to high-end local facilities.

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, publication list, and a brief statement of research interests by March 27 2020 to Pr. Isabelle Grenier at isabelle.grenier@cea.fr and to Dr. Frederic Bournaud at frederic.bournaud@cea.fr. They should arrange for two or three reference letters to be sent separately by the same date.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, March 27, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, April 17, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Isabelle Grenier
Title: 
Professor
Institution/Company: 
Université de Paris, Laboratoire AIM
Department Name: 
CEA Saclay
Country: 
France
Email: 
isabelle.grenier@cea.fr
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Isabelle Grenier
Subject: 
postdoctoral fellowship
Email: 
isabelle.grenier@cea.fr