Postdoctoral Position in Theoretical/Computational Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, October 21, 2019
Archive Date: 
Monday, December 2, 2019
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
McMaster University
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
1280 Main Street West
City: 
Hamilton
State/Province: 
Ontario
Zip/Postal: 
L8S 4M1
Country: 
Canada
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

     Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellowship i beginning in Sept, 2020 to work with Dr. Ralph Pudritz and his research group.

    There are two options available for this position. Applicants who apply for the position in conjunction with the National Fellows program of the Canadian Institute for  Theoretical Astrophysics (CITA) will be offered up to a 3 year position if the CITA application is successful (2 years as a CITA National Fellow + 1 additional year). The deadline for all application materials and letters of reference for the CITA National Fellows competition is Nov. 11, 2019.   Apply online at https://icat.cita.utoronto.ca/pdf.

     Applicants who apply for the CITA National, or who apply to a postdoc position at:

applications-for-astrophysics-theory-postdoc-position@physics.mcmaster.ca ;

will be considered for a 2 year postdoctoral position at McMaster. In the latter case, interested candidates should submit an application (PDF file format) that includes (1) a research proposal of not more than three pages including references, (2) a current Curriculum Vitae and (3) publication list. Applicants should also arrange for two letters of reference to be submitted. The deadline for all application materials and letters of recommendation is Dec. 9, 2019. Please send all materials to McMaster email address above.

     Preference will be given to individuals who have theoretical and computational expertise in the areas of star formation and planet formation research. Areas of particular interest include computational studies of formation of molecular clouds, the formation of star clusters, the formation of massive stars, protostellar and protoplanetary disks, and planet formation. A background in computational astrophysics is required, with skills in MHD and or radiative hydrodynamics desirable.  

     The salary will be $55,000.00 (CAN)  per year, accompanied with benefits.   McMaster is strongly committed to employment equity within its community and to recruiting adiverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons, members of racialized communities and LGBTQ-identified persons. This position will be part of a Collective Agreement for Postdoctoral Fellows, CUPE 3906, Unit#3.

 

 

Included Benefits: 

Standard McMaster benefits package including medical benefits, for postdocs. 

Application Deadline: 
Monday, December 9, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, January 10, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Ralph E. Pudritz
Title: 
Postdoctoral Position in Theoretical/Computational Astrophysics
Institution/Company: 
McMaster University
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
1280 Main Street West
City: 
Hamilton
State/Province: 
Ontario
Zip/Postal Code: 
L8S 4M1
Country: 
Canada
Phone: 
905 525 9140 ext 23180
Email: 
pudritz@physics.mcmaster.ca
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Ralph E. Pudritz
Subject: 
Postdoctoral Position in Theoretical/Computational Astrophysics
Email: 
pudritz@physics.mcmaster.ca