Post-doctoral Fellowship in Theoretical Astrophysics / Planetary Physics, Center for Matter at Atomic Pressure (CMAP

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, December 29, 2020
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
City: 
Rochester
State/Province: 
NY
Zip/Postal: 
14627-0171
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The NSF Physics Center for Matter at Atomic Pressure (CMAP) (https://www.rochester.edu/cmap/)  a multi-institutional enterprise anchored at the University of Rochester, invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Fellowship (CMAP Fellows) in Theoretical or Computational Astrophysics or Planetary Physics. Candidates should have a Ph.D. by the start date in physics, astrophysics, planetary science, or a related discipline.  We are particularly interested in candidates who bridge the gap between astrophysics and planetary science.  Particular areas of interest include astrophysical and planetary magnetic fields, magnetohydrodynamics, and plasma astrophysics; accretion process; planet formation, evolution, and structure; stellar structure and evolution; astrophysics of compact objects.  CMAP Fellows at U. Rochester will be part of the larger CMAP NSF Physics Frontier Center, a collaboration between U. Rochester, Princeton, UC Davis, MIT, U. Buffalo, and UC Berkeley, for which the team members communicate weekly.

The position is for 2 years with a possible third year, depending on performance. Review of applications will be ongoing until a successful candidate is chosen.  Applicants are encouraged to submit their application by December 20 for full consideration. 

The University of Rochester an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education. All applications are considered without regard to race, sex, age, religion or national origin.

Applications consist of a CV, a statement of research interests and 3 letters of recommendation.  We strongly prefer all application materials to be submitted electronically to Ms. Connie Jones (connie@pas.rochester.edu).   If sending by post please use the following address.

CMAP Postdoctoral Fellowship

c/o Connie Jones

connie@pas.rochester.edu

Department of Physics and Astronomy

University of Rochester

Rochester, NY 14627-0171

 

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, December 20, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Saturday, January 30, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Connie Jones
Title: 
Administrator
Institution/Company: 
University of Rochester
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
Box 270171
City: 
Rochester
State/Province: 
NY
Country: 
United States of America
FAX: 
585-273-3237
Email: 
connie@pas.rochester.edu
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
CMAP Postdoctoral Fellowship