Postdoctoral Position in Theoretical Astrophysics

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, MC 5247
City: 
New
State/Province: 
NY
Zip/Postal: 
10027
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Physics and Astronomy Departments at Columbia University invite applications for postdoctoral positions in Theoretical Astrophysics. We particularly encourage applicants with research interests in high-energy astrophysics and compact objects, with expertise in hydrodynamics, plasma physics, radiative processes, or computational astrophysics.

The successful candidates will have a PhD in Physics or Astronomy by the date of the appointment. They will conduct independent and collaborative research within the Columbia high-energy astrophysics group (which includes Professors Andrei Beloborodov, Yuri Levin, Brian Metzger, and Lorenzo Sironi), and will have access to high-performance computational facilities at Columbia University and travel funds. A few positions will be open, with research topics depending on the interests of the selected candidates, and proposed faculty mentors. The expected start date for this position is on or around, September 1, 2019. The appointment is initially for one year, with anticipated renewal for up to three years. Questions regarding this position can be sent to HE.postdoc.columbia@gmail.com.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae (including a list of publications), a research statement (not exceeding three pages), and arrange to have three reference letters sent directly by the writers. All application materials should be sent by email to HE.postdoc.columbia@gmail.com, by November 30, 2018.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Included Benefits: 

Employee benefits will be those associated with Officers of Research at Columbia.  For details you may refer to the link below.

 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
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HE.postdoc.columbia@gmail.com
Title: 
Professors
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
State/Province: 
NY
Zip/Postal Code: 
10027
Country: 
United States of America
Email: 
HE.postdoc.columbia@gmail.com
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HE.postdoc.columbia@gmail.com