Postdoctoral Research Position in Dynamical Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Archive Date: 
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Georgia Institute of Technology
Department Name: 
School of Physics
Street Line 1: 
837 State St NW
City: 
Atlanta
State/Province: 
GA
Zip/Postal: 
30332
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research position working with Professor Gongjie Li in the School of Physics at Georgia Institute of Technology. The research topics are broadly related to dynamical interactions covering a wide range of scales which include (but are not limited to):
Planetary system formation and evolution
Stellar/black hole interactions in galactic nuclei/clusters

Candidates with interest in these topics are particularly encouraged to apply. Previous experience with perturbative analysis, N-body and/or hydrosimulations is desirable but not mandatory. The position is for two years, renewable for a third year upon mutual agreement. The nominal starting date will be September 1, 2018, but an earlier or later start is negotiable depending on the applicant's availability. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in astronomy, physics, or equivalent, by the date of appointment.

Applicants should submit a CV, a publication list, a brief statement of research interests (2-3 pages), and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent directly. All materials and inquiries should be sent by email to gongjie.li@physics.gatech.edu

Review of applications will begin on December 15th, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.  

The School of Physics at Georgia Tech hosts a strong research program in astrophysics and provides a stimulating environment. Georgia Tech is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Women and members of minority groups are especially welcome to apply. Georgia Tech is located in the cultural and economic center of Atlanta, one of the top ten and fastest growing metropolitan areas in the United States and home to the world’s busiest airport.

Included Benefits: 

Georgia Tech provides excellent medical insurance for postdocs and their families. More details can be found here: http://ohr.gatech.edu/benefits

Application Deadline: 
Friday, December 15, 2017
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Gongjie Li
Title: 
Assistant Professor
Institution/Company: 
Georgia Institute of Technology
Department Name: 
School of Physics
Street Line 1: 
837 State St NW
City: 
Atlanta
State/Province: 
GA
Zip/Postal Code: 
30332
Country: 
United States of America
Email: 
gongjie.li@physics.gatech.edu
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Gongjie Li
Subject: 
Postdoc in Dynamical Astrophysics
Email: 
gongjie.li@physics.gatech.edu