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 https://tinyurl.com/PFCpostdoc2021 . 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.
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