Postdoctoral position in Theoretical and Computational Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Archive Date: 
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Indiana University
Department Name: 
Department of Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
727 E. 3rd Street
City: 
Bloomington
State/Province: 
Indiana
Zip/Postal: 
47405
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in Theoretical and Computational Astrophysics to work with Professor Enrico Vesperini in the Department of Astronomy at Indiana University, Bloomington.  Areas of research interest include formation and dynamical evolution of star clusters, multiple stellar populations in globular clusters, hydrodynamical, N-body and Fokker-Planck numerical simulations of globular cluster formation and evolution.   Applications from candidates with experience in the observational study of star clusters and the comparison between theoretical models and observations are also encouraged.
The successful applicant will have access to the supercomputer facilities of Indiana University.
 
The initial appointment will be for two years with extension to the third year depending on availability of funding and satisfactory progress. Start date is expected to be August 2018 but is negotiable. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Physics or Astronomy by the start date of appointment.
 
Questions regarding the position or application process can be addressed by email to Professor Enrico Vesperini (evesperi@indiana.edu), Department of Astronomy, 727 E. 3rd Street, Bloomington, IN 47405.
See also https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/5188

Applicants should upload via https://indiana.peopleadmin.com (preferably in a single PDF file) a CV, publication list, statement of research interests and experience and arrange to have three reference letters sent by January 20, 2018 to Professor Enrico Vesperini at evesperi@indiana.edu. However, later applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars.  Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

Application Deadline: 
Saturday, January 20, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, March 19, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Professor Enrico Vesperini
Institution/Company: 
Indiana University
Department Name: 
Department of Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
727 E. 3rd Street
City: 
Bloomington
State/Province: 
Indiana
Zip/Postal Code: 
47405
Country: 
United States of America
Email: 
evesperi@indiana.edu
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Professor Enrico Vesperini
Subject: 
postdoc astrophysics
Email: 
evesperi@indiana.edu