Postdoctoral Scholar Positions in Computational Relativistic Astrophysics

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Publish Date: 
Monday, October 5, 2020
Archive Date: 
Monday, November 30, 2020
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
The Pennsylvania State University
Department Name: 
Department of Physics
University Park
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Physics at The Pennsylvania State University is seeking to fill one postdoctoral scholar positions in computational relativistic astrophysics.

The successful candidate will work on the development of a new numerical relativity code for neutron star mergers and supernovae in collaboration with David Radice. This position requires a Ph.D. in mathematics, physics, astronomy, or a closely related field. Applications must be submitted electronically at this url and include a cover letter, a CV, and a statement of research interests.  Applicants should arrange for three recommendation letters to be submitted to indicating the appropriate job number in the subject line. Applications received before December 1, 2020 will be given full consideration. The expected start date is September 1, 2021, although alternative start dates will also be considered.  For more information, please visit This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with possibility of re-funding on a yearly basis for up to three years.

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Questions can be directed to Dr. David Radice (

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, February 26, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
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