Virginia Institute for Theoretical Astronomy Postdoctoral Research Associates
The University of Virginia (UVA) invites applications for Postdoctoral Research Associate positions as part of the Virginia Institute for Theoretical Astronomy (VITA).
The incumbents will lead ambitious, independent research programs in theoretical and computational astrophysics, expected to align with the wide range of research at UVA, as well as at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) on the grounds of the University. The relevant themes include cosmology, galaxy formation and evolution, accretion disks, high energy astrophysics, interstellar medium, star formation and evolution, planet formation and evolution and astrochemistry. See https://astronomy.as.virginia.edu/research/vita/ for more information.
The Postdoctoral Research Associates will participate in departmental activities and promote collaboration both within VITA and with the rest of the UVA astrophysics community.
All positions are initially a one-year appointment, with renewal for an additional two one-year increments, contingent upon satisfactory performance and available funding.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in astrophysics or related discipline by the appointment start date.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply to the link below and attach as a single PDF document a cover letter; curriculum vitae; list of publications; summary of previous and current research (limited to 3 pages, including references); research proposal (limited to 3 pages text plus up to 2 pages of references/figures). Applicants should also arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be submitted to [email protected].
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2022; however, the position will remain open until filled. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.
A competitive salary and benefits package is offered at University of Virginia. For more information on the benefits available to postdoctoral associates at UVA, visit postdoc.virginia.edu and hr.virginia.edu/benefits. The positions also include travel funds and opportunities for dissemination, networking, and international collaboration.
Questions regarding the position should be directed to: Shane Davis ([email protected]), Jonathan Tan ([email protected]), Ilse Cleeves ([email protected]), Phil Arras ([email protected]), Roger Chevalier ([email protected]), Craig Sarazin ([email protected]) or Zhi-Yun Li ([email protected]).
Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Richard Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at ([email protected]).
Additional information about the UVA Astronomy department can be found at https://astronomy.as.virginia.edu/
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