Postdoctoral Scholar in AGN Astrophysics Theory

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, November 21, 2023
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, December 26, 2023
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Small Academic
Institution/Company: 
Michigan Technological University
Department Name: 
Department of Physics
Street Line 1: 
1400 Townsend Dr
City: 
Houghton
State/Province: 
Michigan
Zip/Postal: 
49931
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Physics at Michigan Technological University invites applications for a
postdoctoral researcher focusing on blazar theory and phenomenology with Prof. Tiffany Lewis.
The successful applicant will engage in research related to particle acceleration and high-energy
emission processes and have the opportunity to join and participate in gamma-ray science
collaborations. Some time may be used for additional projects led by the postdoctoral
researcher or to participate in writing proposals, as mutually agreed upon.


Relevant experience includes, but is not limited to, use of transport equations or differential
equations generally, numerical methods, especially in C, and previous work with gamma-ray
data analysis, neutrino analysis, astrophysical jets, or active galactic nuclei.
The position is for 2 years, beginning September 2024 (or the preceding summer), and offers a
competitive salary and benefits package. The position is renewable for an additional year
pending the availability of funding. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in astronomy, physics or a
related field prior to beginning the appointment.


Applications should include a cover letter, CV, publication list, and a statement of research
interests (max. 3 pages), in addition to arranging for 3 letters of recommendation. Complete
applications received by 29 December 2023 will receive full consideration. Additional
applications may be considered until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to Tiffany
Lewis at [email protected].

Applications must be submitted at: https://www.employment.mtu.edu/cw/en-us/job/493440


Department of Physics: https://www.mtu.edu/physics/research/opportunities/astrophysics/
Living in Houghton: https://www.mtu.edu/admissions/life/involved/
Dr. Lewis’s Group: https://www.mtu.edu/physics/department/faculty/lewis/

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer, that provides equal opportunity for all, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Pay Compensation
Stipend: 
$60000.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 

A description of benefits is availabe at: https://www.mtu.edu/gradschool/resources-for/postdoc/

Application Deadline: 
Friday, December 29, 2023
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, February 9, 2024
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Tiffany Lewis
Title: 
Assistant Professor
Institution/Company: 
Michigan Technological University
Department Name: 
Department of Physics
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
Michigan Technological University
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Attention To: 
Tiffany Lewis
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