Postdoctoral Position in Disk and Planet Formation Theory

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, January 7, 2019
Archive Date: 
Monday, February 18, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Arizona
Department Name: 
Steward Observatory
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

We invite applications for a postdoctoral fellow to work on theoretical and computational studies of giant planet formation and protoplanetary disks at the University of Arizona. The successful candidate will have substantial experience in numerical studies of disks, planetary atmospheres, or a closely related area. Code development experience is a plus. The postdoctoral fellow will be a part of the Theoretical and Computational Astrophysics Network (TCAN) with PI Dr. Phil Armitage at Stony Brook University / Flatiron CCA, New York, Co-I’s Dr. Kaitlin Kratter & Dr. Andrew Youdin at the University of Arizona, and Dr. Rebecca Martin & Dr. Zhaohuan Zhu at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. We encourage candidates to submit applications to both UofA and UNLV. The fellow will be encouraged to visit all three hubs in order to collaborate with all members of the project. Review of applications will begin on 2/15/19 and continue until the position is filled.

Duties and Responsibilites: Carry out theoretical and computational studies of planet formation in collaboration with Dr. Andrew Youdin and Dr. Kaitlin Kratter.

To apply go to: and apply to Job Number P20728

Included Benefits: 

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

Application Deadline: 
Friday, February 15, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, March 15, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Susan Warner
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Kaitlin Kratter