Postdoctoral Research Associate I

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, October 2, 2017
Archive Date: 
Monday, December 4, 2017
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Arizona
Department Name: 
Department of Astronomy/Steward Observatory
Street Line 1: 
933 N Cherry Avenue
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The University of Arizona, Tucson, invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work in the areas of numerical relativity and/or computational astrophysics. The position is for one year, renewable for up to three years. The applicant must have or be close to completing a Ph.D. in Physics, Astrophysics or other related field. Candidates with a strong record on computational hydrodynamics, computational MHD or radiation transport are strongly encouraged to apply. A background in general relativity and/or modified gravity as well as relativistic astrophysics would be desirable.

The successful candidate will work with Professor Vasileios Paschalidis on topics related to gravitational physics and astrophysics such as studies of sources of gravitational waves and their electromagnetic counterparts (binary compact object mergers, short-gamma ray burst engines, accretion onto binary black holes, stellar collapse), black hole formation and modified gravity.

The Departments of Astronomy and Physics at the University of Arizona are active in Gravitational Physics and Relativistic Astrophysics Theory and experiment, and the successful candidate will benefit from interactions with theory faculty at the University of Arizona, such as Professors Dave Arnett, Sam Gralla, Fulvio Melia, Dimitrios Psaltis, Philip Pinto and Feryal Ozel.

To apply, go to and enter Job # P20452 in the search box. The position will be open until filled.

Application Deadline: 
Monday, December 4, 2017
Current Status of Position: 
No Status Given (Opted Out)
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Attention To: 
Susan Warner