The Department of Astronomy at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor is seeking to hire a postdoctoral research fellow to work with Prof. Mateusz Ruszkowski on topics broadly related to gas dynamics, magnetohydrodynamics, and cosmic rays in the context of the physics of black hole accretion, AGN and stellar feedback, galaxies, galaxy clusters, and structure formation.
In addition to direct collaboration with Prof. Ruszkowski at Michigan, the successful candidate will be a member of a collaboration involving the computational astrophysics group at the KICP at the University of Chicago (w/ Prof. Kravtsov and Prof. Caprioli).
Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Astrophysics or equivalent field by the position start date. Background in computational astrophysics is highly desirable but not required. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position will initially be for one year and may be extended up to three years, depending on satisfactory performance and availability of funding. Qualified applicants should e-mail their resume, publication list, and a statement of research interests, and arrange for three letters of reference to be e-mailed to the below address. Review of applications will begin on January 21, 2018.
The University of Michigan is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.
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