Postdoc in computational astrophysics

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Publish Date: 
Saturday, May 7, 2022
Archive Date: 
Saturday, June 25, 2022
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Small Academic
Institution/Company: 
Institute for Advanced Study
Street Line 1: 
Einstein Drive
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City: 
Princeton
State/Province: 
New Jersey
Zip/Postal: 
08540
Country: 
United States of America
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INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY

School of Natural Sciences

Princeton, NJ

Postdoc in computational astrophysics

The School of Natural Sciences at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, has an immediate opening for a postdoctoral research associate in computational astrophysics. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

The position is part of a Characteristic Science Application (CSA) partnership with the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) to develop advanced astrophysical fluid dynamic solvers for next generation (exascale) computing systems.  The successful candidate with work directly with Prof. James Stone to improve and extend the Athena++ astrophysics MHD code for future computing systems at TACC.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience in high-performance computing and astrophysical fluid dynamics.  Candidates will also have the opportunity to collaborate with other postdoctoral members and faculty at the Institute and at Princeton University, as well as researchers at other institutions, on topics related to the goals of the project.  The initial term of the position will be for two years.

For information about the Institute, current research activities, and previous postdoctoral fellows see our web site: http://www.sns.ias.edu/astrophysics

All applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, a publication list and three letters of recommendation by email to: [email protected]. Applications must be received by June 30, 2022. All communications will be held in strict confidence. The Institute for Advanced Study is an equal opportunity institution, and we especially welcome applications from under-represented groups.

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Amanda Cenker
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Academic Assistant
Institution/Company: 
Institute for Advanced Study
Department Name: 
School of Natural Sciences
Street Line 1: 
Einstein Drive
City: 
Princeton
State/Province: 
New Jersey
Zip/Postal Code: 
08540
Country: 
United States of America
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6097348059
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Institute for Advanced Study
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