Postdoctoral Scholar – Department of Astronomy

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of California, Berkeley
Department Name: 
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Astronomy at the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) and Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) seek applications for (2) postdoctoral associates in the area of computational astrophysics, in support of a collaboration developing state-of-the-art techniques to study supernovae and related phenomena. The expected start date is no later than August 1, 2021 which is flexible. The incumbent will be a core contributor to one or more efforts developing advanced methods for radiation hydrodynamics, non-LTE radiation transport, and/or large in-situ nuclear reaction networks. In addition, the incumbent would be expected to support software/hardware co-design activities by engaging with scientists at Berkeley and Los Alamos as an expert in computational methods. The position is for one year, full time, with renewal contingent on performance & funding. The position will be open until filled. For more information about the position, including required qualifications & application materials go to

Contact information for questions: Emily Martinez, [email protected]

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. The University of California, Berkeley is an AA/EEO employer.

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Peter Nugent
Division Deputy for Scientific Engagement, Computational Research Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory & Adjunct Professor, Astronomy, UC Berkeley
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Emily Martinez