Postdoctoral Researcher in Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, September 6, 2018
Archive Date: 
Thursday, October 25, 2018
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Texas Tech University
Department Name: 
Department of Physics and Astronomy
City: 
Lubbock
State/Province: 
Texas
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

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 simone.scaringi@ttu.edu. 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.

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Simone Scaringi
Institution/Company: 
Texas Tech University
Department Name: 
Deartment of Physics and Astronomy
City: 
Lubbock
Country: 
United States of America
Email: 
simone.scaringi@ttu.edu
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Simone Scaringi
Subject: 
PD position Astrophysics
Email: 
simone.scaringi@ttu.edu