Postdoctoral Position in Theoretical Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, October 14, 2019
Archive Date: 
Monday, December 9, 2019
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Toledo
Department Name: 
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
2801 W. Bancroft St.
City: 
Toledo
State/Province: 
OH
Zip/Postal: 
43606
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Toledo invites applications for a postdoctoral position in theoretical/computational astrophysics. The selected applicant will work with Prof. Eli Visbal on topics related to the high-redshift universe. Potential research areas include developing theoretical predictions of the first stars, the first supermassive black holes, cosmic reionization, and/or galaxy line-intensity mapping. A competitive salary will be provided and funding is available for travel to scientific conferences. There may also be opportunities to co-advise graduate and/or undergraduate student research. The position is expected to begin in August 2020 and to continue for three years contingent on satisfactory performance. 

The astronomy program at UToledo currently has 8 faculty, 3 postdocs, and 14 graduate students who maintain a vigorous program of research and public outreach. The program was recently selected as one of three areas of research excellence within the university.

Requirements are a Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or a related field (by the start of the appointment) and research experience in theoretical/computational astrophysics. Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including publications), and a statement of research interests (up to three pages) to Elijah.Visbal@utoledo.edu. Arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted to Elijah.Visbal@utoledo.edu. Review of applications will begin December 20th, 2019.

The University of Toledo is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.

Included Benefits: 

Comprehensive benefits, including health, prescription, retirement, dental, vision, and life insurance.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, December 20, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Eli Visbal
Title: 
Assistant Professor
Institution/Company: 
University of Toledo
Department Name: 
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
2801 W. Bancroft St
Street Line 2: 
Mail Stop 111
City: 
Toledo
State/Province: 
OH
Zip/Postal Code: 
43606
Country: 
United States of America
Email: 
Elijah.Visbal@utoledo.edu
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Eli Visbal
Email: 
Elijah.Visbal@utoledo.edu