Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Theory and Simulation of Astrophysical Plasmas

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, October 1, 2018
Archive Date: 
Monday, November 26, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Columbia University
Department Name: 
Columbia Astrophysics Laboratory
Street Line 1: 
550 W120th Street
Street Line 2: 
1027 Pupin Hall
Street Line 3: 
MC 5247
City: 
New York
State/Province: 
NY
Zip/Postal: 
10027
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Astronomy department at Columbia University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist position in Theory and Simulation of Astrophysical Plasmas. Working with Professor Lorenzo Sironi, the successful candidate will participate in research on collisionless shocks, magnetic reconnection, turbulence, and plasma instabilities in application to astrophysical high-energy sources. S/he will participate in both independent and collaborative research, will have access to local and national supercomputing facilities and research/travel support funds.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Astronomy, Physics, or Astrophysics by the date of the appointment. A background in high-energy astrophysics, fluid dynamics and plasma physics, computational methods (MHD and/or kinetic particle-in-cell methods) is preferred. The expected start date for this position is on or around September 1, 2019. The appointment is initially for one year, with the possibility of renewal for up to three years. Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Questions regarding this position can be sent to lsironi@astro.columbia.edu.

To apply for this position, Applicants must submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae (including a list of publications), a statement of research (three pages or less), and arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly by the writers to Professor Lorenzo Sironi. Applications should be sent via email to lsironi@astro.columbia.edu by November 30, 2018. Applications will only be considered after all of the requested material has been received.

Included Benefits:

Benefits entails those that your associated with Officer of Research, for details you may refer to: http://www.hr.columbia.edu/hr/benefits/page-section.htmlApplication Deadline:

Friday, November 30, 2018

Selection Deadline:

Friday, February 15, 2019

Current Status of Position:

No Status Given (Opted Out

Included Benefits: 

Benefits entails those that your associated with Officer of Research, for details you may refer to: http://www.hr.columbia.edu/hr/benefits/page-section.html

Application Deadline: 
Friday, November 30, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, February 15, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Lorenzo Sironi
Title: 
Professor
Institution/Company: 
Columbia University
Department Name: 
Astronomy Department
Street Line 1: 
550 W120th Street
Street Line 2: 
1328 Pupin Hall
Street Line 3: 
MC 5247
City: 
New York
State/Province: 
NY
Zip/Postal Code: 
10027
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
2128544510
Email: 
lsironi@astro.columbia.edu
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Professor Lorenzo Sironi
Subject: 
Postdoctoral Position
Email: 
lsironi@astro.columbia.edu