Applications are invited for the Neil Gehrels Prize Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Joint Space-Science Institute (JSI) at the University of Maryland (UMd), College Park. The JSI is a research partnership between UMd-Astronomy, UMd-Physics, and the NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center created in 2010 to foster interdisciplinary collaborations. This fellowship is named to honor Dr. Neil Gehrels, who was a strong supporter of JSI. Current areas of interest to JSI include strong gravity, gravitational waves, black holes, high-energy and plasma astrophysics, particle astrophysics, and cosmology. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Physics, Astronomy or a related field by the start date of the position. The appointment will be for two years with the possibility of an extension to a third year and will start in the Fall of 2021. Applications should be submitted through Academic Jobs Online. For best consideration upload a CV, bibliography, and statement of research interests/accomplishments by December 21, 2020. Please also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be uploaded to the same web site.
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