Postdoctoral position in Theoretical Computational Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, February 11, 2019
Archive Date: 
Monday, March 11, 2019
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Osaka University
Department Name: 
Earth and Space Science, Graduate School of Science
Street Line 1: 
1-1 Machikaneyama-cho
City: 
Toyonaka
State/Province: 
Osaka
Zip/Postal: 
560-0043
Country: 
Japan
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in Theoretical Computational Astrophysics at the Department of Earth and Space Science, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University, Japan. The candidate must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in related fields, but the capability of communicating in Japanese is not required.
This position will be located at the Theoretical Astrophysics Group of Osaka University, Japan, to work with Prof. Isaac Shlosman (Osaka U., Japan and Univ. of Kentucky, USA) and Prof. Kentaro Nagamine (Osaka Univ., Japan) on the topic of formation and evolution of supermassive black holes.


The starting date for the position is negotiable, but can be as early as May 1, 2019. Appointments are for one year, with renewals for second and third years, contingent upon satisfactory progress and availability of funding. The salary is about 5,500,000 JPY (~50,000 USD), and health benefits are included.


Applications will be considered immediately until the position is filled. Each applicant should submit via e-mail, as a single PDF file, a research statement that describes the applicant's relevant qualifications (maximum length of 3 pages), a current CV, and a list of publications. Applicants should also request 3 reference letters to be emailed to Prof. Shlosman and Prof. Nagamine. Employment is based on the Discretionary Labor System, Special Work Type at Osaka University: the 'Regulations Pertaining to Working Hours, Holidays and Leave for National University Corporation Osaka University Limited Term Staff.'

Included Benefits: 

According to the "Salary Regulations for National University Corporation Osaka University Limited Term Staff (Specially appointed Staff, etc.) Subject to Annual Salary System".  Also refer to ‘Work Regulations for National University Corporation Osaka University Limited Term Staff’.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, March 15, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, April 15, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Prof. Isaac Shlosman and Prof. Kentaro Nagamine
Email: 
isaac.shlosman@uky.edu ; kn@astro-osaka.jp
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Prof. Isaac Shlosman and Prof. Kentaro Nagamine
Subject: 
Postdoc position
Email: 
isaac.shlosman@uky.edu ; kn@astro-osaka.jp