Postdoc - Theoretical/Computational Cosmology

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, November 6, 2021
Archive Date: 
Saturday, January 1, 2022
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
North Carolina State University
Department Name: 
Physics Department
Street Line 1: 
Campus Box 8202
City: 
Raleigh
State/Province: 
NC
Zip/Postal: 
27695
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

UPDATE (1 Dec): This is a joint position between NC State and the Perimeter Institute, with options to be located at either institution. Mack will be primarily located at Perimeter from June 1, 2022.

We are seeking a postdoctoral research fellow to work with Assistant Professor Katie Mack in theoretical/computational cosmology. The research area will be the impact of dark matter particle interactions on baryonic matter in early halos and in the present-day universe, with a particular focus on consequences for galaxy formation and stellar processes. Facility with numerical tools and experience with programming in Python/C, Monte Carlo modeling, and analysis of simulated data will be advantageous.

The researcher will have opportunities to work independently on a range of projects and to interact with members of the NC State Physics Department, the N3AS NSF Physics Frontier Center, and the Perimeter Institute.

This is a fixed-term 3-year position, supported by NSF Award Number AST-2108931.

Interested candidates should apply by visiting https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/152233. Applicants must have a PhD in physics, astrophysics, or a related field, with relevant research experience. Please submit a CV (including publication list), 3-page statement of research interests and experience, and the contact details for 3 references. Reference letters will be requested for long-listed applicants.

For full consideration, applicants should submit materials by December 15, 2021.

Pay Compensation
Stipend: 
$48000.00 (USD)
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Dr Katie Mack
Title: 
Assistant Professor of Physics
Institution/Company: 
North Carolina State University
Department Name: 
Physics Department
Street Line 1: 
Campus Box 8202
City: 
Raleigh
State/Province: 
NC
Zip/Postal Code: 
27695
Country: 
United States of America
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
00108897
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Dr Katie Mack
Subject: 
Postdoc Ad Inquiry (via AAS Job Register)