Postdoctoral Fellow in Computational Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Copenhagen
Department Name: 
Niels Bohr Institute
Street Line 1: 
Oster Voldgade 5
City: 
Copenhagen
State/Province: 
Copenhagen
Zip/Postal: 
1350
Country: 
Denmark
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Computational Astrophysics group at the Astrophysics and Planetary Science section, part of the Niels Bohr Institute, invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship related to the Independent Research Fund Denmark project ”Unravelling the Formation of Multiple Stellar Systems”.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual with expertise in computational star formation, dynamics of young binary systems, synthetic observations, and high-performance computing. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to guide more junior fellows, teach courses at various levels, participate in outreach activities, and organize international meetings. The position is open for 2 years.

The Computational Astrophysics group at the Astrophysics and Planetary Science section has a long tradition of realistic computational modelling with a strong theoretical foundation in a broad range of astrophysical subjects. The interests in the group includes star formation, planet formation, solar physics, collision-less plasmas, computational astrochemistry, and synthetic observations. We have strong ties to the Theoretical Astrophysics Group at the Niels Bohr International Academy. We are part of the Centre for Star and Planet Formation that is characterized by a vibrant multi-disciplinary environment, and jointly hosted by the Natural History Museum of Denmark and the Niels Bohr Institute. The center hosts a large number of international visitors and workshops, as well as summer PhD schools. 

The position is open from February 1st, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.  

Further information on the Department: https://www.science.ku.dk/english/about-the-faculty/organisationThe University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background. 

You can read about the recruitment process at https://employment.ku.dk/faculty/recruitment-process

Part of the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), and among Europe’s top-ranking universities, the University of Copenhagen promotes research and teaching of the highest international standard. Rich in tradition and modern in outlook, the University gives students and staff the opportunity to cultivate their talent in an ambitious and informal environment. An effective organisation – with good working conditions and a collaborative work culture – creates the ideal framework for a successful academic career.

The application, in English, must be submitted electronically at http://www.nbi.ku.dk/jobs/postdoc-in-computational-astrophysics

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$77000.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 

The position is covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff. Terms of appointment and payment is according to the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State. The starting salary is currently up to DKK 426.625 including annual supplement (+ pension up to DKK 72.952). Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.

Application Deadline: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Troels Haugbølle
Title: 
Associate Prof
Institution/Company: 
University of Copenhagen
Department Name: 
Niels Bohr Institute
Street Line 1: 
Oster Voldgade 5
City: 
Copenhagen
Zip/Postal Code: 
1350
Country: 
Denmark
Phone: 
+4529382588
Email: 
haugboel@nbi.ku.dk
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haugboel@nbi.ku.dk