Postdoctoral Scholar in Star and Planet Formation

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, December 16, 2021
Archive Date: 
Thursday, January 20, 2022
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Department Name: 
Department of Physics and Astronomy
City: 
Las Vegas
State/Province: 
NV
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Department of Physics and Astronomy working with Professor Zhaohuan Zhu.  Requisition Number: [R0127753] 

ROLE of the POSITION

The postdoctoral scholar will work with Professor Zhaohuan Zhu on protoplanetary disks and planet formation. Previous experience in numerically related research (including but not limited to, hydrodynamics, MHD, radiation HD, dust dynamics, radiative transfer) is preferred. UNLV has an active astrophysics research group, housed in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, with research interests that include exoplanets and planet formation, high energy astrophysics, accretion disks, gamma ray bursts, galactic and extragalactic astronomy, and laboratory astrophysics. 

QUALIFICATIONS 

This position requires a Ph.D. in Astronomy or Astronomy related fields from a regionally accredited college or university. 

APPLICATION DETAILS 

Submit a letter of interest (cover letter which also includes a research statement with research history and interests), a CV with bibliography and publications, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on January 16, 2022. Materials should be addressed to Zhaohuan Zhu, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online at the link below as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or [email protected]

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, January 16, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Zhaohuan Zhu
Title: 
Professor
Institution/Company: 
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Department Name: 
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Country: 
United States of America
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Zhaohuan Zhu
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Postdoctoral position