Postdoctoral Research Associate- Simulations

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, July 3, 2020
Archive Date: 
Friday, July 31, 2020
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Scientific/Technical Staff
Institution Classification/Type: 
Other
Institution/Company: 
AURA
City: 
Maui
State/Province: 
Hawaii
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The National Solar Observatory (NSO) is seeking qualified applicants for a postdoctoral position at its Maui, HI facility. NSO staff are primarily located at the National Solar Observatory headquarters, housed on the Boulder campus of the University of Colorado, and at the DKIST Maui offices in Pukalani, HI.

The successful candidate is expected to collaborate with NSO staff and/or community-based scientists on research related to the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST). In particular, this position is focused on the development and testing of data-driven 3D magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) simulations. Candidates should hold a PhD in physics, astronomy, or a related field. Students nearing completion of their degree program are encouraged to apply but should expect to graduate by Fall 2020. The positions are for duration of 2 years, with the possibility of extension for an additional year contingent on availability of funding.

Applicants should submit a cover letter (including a brief research statement of 2-3 pages maximum) and CV by August 1, 2020 for consideration. Please apply here.

Included Benefits: 

AURA provides a generous compensation package including health coverage, paid time off and retirement benefits.

Application Deadline: 
Saturday, August 1, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
AURA Human Resources
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
POSTD03528
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
employment@aura-astronomy.org