Two Postdoc Positions in Computational Astrophysics at Penn State

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, October 1, 2021
Archive Date: 
Friday, November 26, 2021
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Physics at The Pennsylvania State University is seeking to fill two postdoctoral scholar positions in numerical relativity and high-energy astrophysics.

  1. The first position will be funded by NASA and is dedicated to the study of binary black holes for LISA in collaboration with David Radice.
  2. The second position will be funded by NSF and is dedicated to the modeling of high-energy emission from merging neutron stars in collaboration with David Radice and Kohta Murase.

Additionally, there will be ample opportunity to collaborate with other members of the Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos, which includes, among others, Abhay Ashtekar, Eugenio Bianchi, Martin Bojowald, Chad Hanna, Peter Meszaros, Sarah Shandera, and B.S. Sathyaprakash.

These position requires a Ph.D. in astronomy, physics, or a closely related field. Please, refer to the URL above for the application details.

Women and from members of groups traditionally underrepresented among scholars in higher education are especially encouraged to apply. Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, December 30, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
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