The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Texas Tech University invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher to work with Assistant Prof. Simone Scaringi. The position is offered for a period of 2 years and will be available immediately. The successful candidate will also be part of the BlackGEM collaboration. The postdoctoral researcher will work on topics that may include accretion and related phenomena, spectral-timing analysis, and/or machine learning algorithms within the BlackGEM project.
The astrophysics group at Texas Tech includes faculty Alessandra Corsi, Tom Maccarone, Benjamin Owen, Joe Romano and Simone Scaringi, as well as several students and postdocs. The group is active in the areas of Gravitational Wave Physics (as part of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration), Extreme and Explosive Astrophysics and Stellar Populations in Nearby Galaxies.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Physics, or Astronomy (or related fields), and should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, bibliography, and a brief statement of research experience and interests in a single pdf file to firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates should also arrange for two letters of reference to be sent to the same address. Complete applications (including letters of reference) received by 2018 November 1st will receive full consideration; however, reviews will start immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Texas Tech University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative active institution committed to excellence through diversity. Texas Tech welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities, and from dual-career couples.