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.'