Postdoctoral Research Associate in Astrophysical Disks and Fluids

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, January 21, 2023
Archive Date: 
Saturday, February 18, 2023
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Research Laboratory
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Department Name: 
T-2/Nuclear & Particle Physics, Astrophysics & Cosmology
Los Alamos
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for an immediate postdoc opening in astrophysical disks and fluids. Candidates with background in disk hydrodynamics, magnetohydrodynamics, and computational astrophysics are preferred. The successful applicant will work on modeling the dynamics of stellar mass objects (stars and black holes) in AGN disks, and can also collaborate on other projects at LANL. The initial appointment is for two years, with a possible third year extension. Candidates should hold a PhD in related fields completed within the past five years or soon to be completed. Postdoc will be in the Nuclear and Particle Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology group of the Theoretical Division. More information about astrophysics at LANL can be found at: and

The closing date for applications is Feb. 28, 2023, though applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their applications asap. For successful candidates, we prefer a starting date before late Spring 2023.

To apply, please submit a CV, a one-page research statement, and arrange three reference letters to [email protected].

LANL is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations.

Further inquiry: Hui Li ([email protected]) and Adam Dempsey ([email protected])

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$92000.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$106000.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 

Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, LANL is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:

  • PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Free basic life and disability insurance
  • Paid maternity and parental leave
  • Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)
  • Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
  • Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)
  • Onsite gyms and wellness programs
  • Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Selection Deadline: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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