Postdoctoral Fellow - Center for Gravitational Waves and Cosmology at West Virginia University

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, October 14, 2021
Archive Date: 
Thursday, December 2, 2021
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
West Virginia University
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
White Hall Box 6315
City: 
Morgantown
State/Province: 
WV
Zip/Postal: 
26506-6315
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Center for Gravitational Waves and Cosmology (GWAC or Center) at West Virginia University invites applications for the GWAC Postdoctoral Fellowship. The postdoctoral fellow will carry out a research program that is synergistic with current research activities in the Center, which include theoretical and/or observational studies of compact objects, the interstellar medium, general relativity, gravitational waves, radio transients, and galaxy formation and evolution. The Center currently consists of nine faculty members, four postdocs, and roughly 20 graduate students. Candidates with research interests that span those of multiple Center faculty are particularly encouraged to apply. The candidate is expected to contribute to Center outreach and to the Center’s mission of equity and inclusion. For more information on GWAC, please visit: https://gwac.wvu.edu/. 

The position requires a PhD in Astronomy, Physics or a related discipline, and experience in astrophysics research related to the goals of the Center as a graduate student and/or postdoc. Code development and data analysis skills, demonstrated skills in verbal and written communication, and/or experience in science outreach and education are preferred. The position is for two years, renewable for a third year upon satisfactory performance. 

For a complete job description and to apply for this position, please visit http://hr.research.wvu.edu click on the “View Jobs” link, or see: https://wvu.taleo.net/careersection/wvu_research/jobdetail.ftl?job=18009...

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, statement of research interests and plans (up to three pages), statement describing previous and planned efforts on diversity, equity, and inclusion (up to two pages), curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references as part of the application process.  

WVURC is an AA/EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/E-verify compliant employer.

 

Included Benefits: 
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, January 3, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Maura McLaughlin
Title: 
Professor
Institution/Company: 
West Virginia University
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
G59 White Hall
City: 
Morgantown
State/Province: 
WV
Zip/Postal Code: 
26506-6315
Country: 
United States of America
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Maura McLaughlin
Subject: 
Postdoctoral Fellow - GWAC