Postdoctoral position-Globular clusters, Stellar Dynamics

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Publish Date: 
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Indiana University
Department Name: 
Department of Astronomy
United States of America
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 strongly 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 2021 but is negotiable.

Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in Astronomy or Physics by appointment start date.
Questions regarding the position or application process can be addressed by email to Professor Enrico Vesperini (, Department of Astronomy, 727 E. 3rd Street, Bloomington, IN 47405.

Applications, including a CV with publication list, and statement of research interests and experience, and three letters of reference should be submitted through the application portal:

Applications should be received by December 20, 2020 for fullest consideration.
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 gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, December 20, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, January 29, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
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Enrico Vesperini
Indiana University
Department Name: 
Department of Astronomy
United States of America
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