Postdoctoral Research Associate - Circumgalactic Medium

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Michigan State University
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
City: 
East Lansing
State/Province: 
MI
Zip/Postal: 
48824
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for a research associate (postdoctoral) position working with Professors Mark Voit and Brian O’Shea at Michigan State University on theoretical and computational modeling of the circumgalactic medium. The successful candidate will help to design, execute, and analyze numerical simulations of the links between black-hole feedback and condensation of the ambient gas around massive galaxies. Candidates with expertise in large-scale simulation and/or computational fluid dynamics, are particularly encouraged to apply. Inquiries about the position are actively encouraged (voit@pa.msu.edu). Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in astronomy, physics, or a related subject by the appointment’s start date. The initial appointment will be for one year, renewable up to three years upon mutual agreement. The expected starting date is August 2018 but is negotiable.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, publication list, and a brief statement of research interests. Three letters of reference should also be submitted. All information should be uploaded to the web site https://careers.msu.edu using posting number 478819. Note that the requests for reference letters are sent electronically once an application is submitted online, so it is useful to apply early.

Note that the requests for reference letters are sent electronically once an application is submitted online, so it is useful to apply early. Review of materials will begin Jan 16, 2018. Michigan State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution.

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Cathy Cords
Institution/Company: 
Michigan State University
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
567 Wilson Road
City: 
East Lansing
State/Province: 
MI
Zip/Postal Code: 
48824
Country: 
United States of America
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Mark Voit
Subject: 
CGM Postdoc
Email: 
voit@pa.msu.edu