Post-doctoral Associate in Computational Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2023
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Pittsburgh
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
City: 
Pittsburgh
State/Province: 
PA
Zip/Postal: 
15260
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The computational astrophysics group at the University of Pittsburgh invites applicants for a post-doctoral position in astrophysics in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, to commence in the summer or fall of 2023. The successful applicant will join the group of Assistant Professor Evan Schneider to collaborate on projects related to galaxy evolution and software development, such as construction and analysis of galaxy or ISM simulations, implementation of physics modules in the CHOLLA code, HPC development work, etc. The position will include time to carry out a personal research program, as well as time devoted to carrying out projects within the group. Interest in collaborating with undergraduate and graduate students is preferred. Further inquiries about the position can be sent to [email protected].

Position Details: The initial appointment will be for two years with the expectation of extension to a third year, and possibly beyond, contingent upon performance. Generous salary and research funds will be provided. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Physics, Astronomy, or a related area by the start of the appointment.

To Apply: Applicants for the position should apply online using the provided link, and upload a cover letter, a C.V. including a list of publications, and a research statement up to 3 pages. Applicants should also arrange 3 recommendation letters to be directly sent to [email protected]. The review of applications will commence on January 7, 2023.

Included Benefits: 

The University of Pittsburgh provides a relatively comprehensive package of fringe benefits including medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and a retirement plan allowing options to elect personal pre-tax and Roth 403(b) after-tax contributions without a University match, within the limits permitted by tax regulations.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, January 6, 2023
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, March 31, 2023
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Evan Schneider
Title: 
Dr.
Institution/Company: 
University of Pittsburgh
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
City: 
Pittsburgh
State/Province: 
PA
Zip/Postal Code: 
15260
Country: 
United States of America
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Evan Schneider