The newly established AGN/Cosmology group at the University of Miami is seeking a Postdoctoral associate starting in October 2018 to work under the supervision of Prof. Nico Cappelluti. The topics are primarily: data analysis/modeling of AGN growth in extragalactic wide field surveys, cosmic background fluctuations from unresolved/diffuse sources and AGN databases mining under the supervision of Prof. Nico Cappelluti. We look preferentially for candidates with experience with simulations and semi-analytical models of black holes growth and/or X-ray data analysis. Independent research within the group’s interests is highly encouraged. Candidates with experimental and/or theoretical background are encouraged to apply.
Positions are initially for two years with a yearly review. A competitive compensation package is offered.
A recent PhD in Physics, Astronomy, or related field is required, candidates who expect to obtain their PhD after the deadline should obtain it before the start date.
The deadline for applying is May 1st, 2018 or until the position has been filled. To apply, attach a short one page research statement (cover letter), curriculum vitae, transcripts, and list three referees that can provide letters of reference (one from the thesis advisor). The University of Miami is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity University that values diversity and has progressive work-life policies. Women, persons with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.