Computational Astrophysics Postdoc

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Publish Date: 
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Government Agency
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos
New Mexico
United States of America
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Los Alamos National Laboratory is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in science and engineering on behalf of national security. The Center for Theoretical Astrophysics (CTA) brings together over 50 staff, postdocs, and students from across LANL, with expertise that spans a broad swath of topics in theoretical and computational astrophysics including planetary physics, stellar astrophysics, nuclear astrophysics, transients, black hole astrophysics, plasma astrophysics, and cosmic rays.


Ph.D. in related discipline in past five years (or soon to be completed)

Interest/experience in computational astrophysics, both scientific topics and computational tools and techniques.

Desire to pursue research independently and in collaboration with members of the CTA

Salary/benefits highly competitive, minimum starting salary $74,000. Exceptional resources available for high-performance computing, as well as research and travel expenses. Qualified applicants will also be considered for a number of prestigious fellowships. For details and to apply, visit: and search keyword IRC75510.

Los Alamos National Laboratory is an EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
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