NANOGrav PFC Postdoctoral Fellow

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
West Virginia University/Center for Gravitational Waves and Cosmology
West Virginia
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

We invite applications for a NANOGrav Physics Frontier Center Postdoctoral Fellow in supermassive binary black hole astrophysics and gravitational-wave detection. The successful applicant will join the West Virginia University (WVU) Center for Gravitational Waves and Cosmology and the WVU Department of Physics and Astronomy.

A PhD in Astronomy, Physics or a related discipline is required. The applicant will work in collaboration with Dr. Sarah Burke-Spolaor on projects involving multi-messenger studies of supermassive black holes, searches/algorithmic development for gravitational waves in pulsar timing array data, other miscellaneous gravitational-wave astrophysics, and independent research projects of interest to the applicant in areas that will broaden the impact of the Center.  The applicant will also work closely with the NANOGrav collaboration and with the International Pulsar Timing Array collaboration.

For a complete job description and to apply, please visit . Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, 3-page statement of research interests and plans, a CV with a publication list, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to [email protected]. Applications complete by December 1, 2021 will be fully considered, however the screening process will continue until the position is filled.

WVU Research Corporation is an AA/EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/E-verify compliant employer

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
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