Postdoctoral fellowship in Astrophysics

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Publish Date: 
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, December 21, 2021
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
New York University Abu Dhabi
Department Name: 
Physics Department
Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
Job Announcement Text: 

The newly established Center for Astro, Particle and Planetary Physics (CAP3) at NYUAD is looking to appoint a new research fellow.The center currently consists of ten faculty members and more than 25 researchers and PhD students. CAP3 is structured around four key research areas: Astroparticle Physics, Earth and Planetary Science, Galaxies, and Cosmology.

The Center possesses the unique possibility to investigate fundamental questions in astrophysics, astroparticle physics and planetary physics from several points of view, with the expertise of its members ranging from collecting and analyzing state-of-the-art data on the nature of the visible and invisible matter in the Universe, to detailed theoretical and numerical studies from planets to galaxies, and linking them together cohesively.We expect successful applicants to work towards improving the collaborations and connections among the different areas.

The center fellows will have direct access to a 50,000 core Infiniband Cluster (Dalma2) dedicated to the science division and to other supercomputer facilities through the CAP3 network. NYUAD is an institutional member of SDSS-IV and has guaranteed observing time on the Green Bank Telescope, the Very Long Baseline Array, Las Cumbres Observatory. NYUAD is also an institutional member of the XENON collaboration and it is partner in the DARWIN experiment.

Applicants should have a PhD in astronomy, astrophysics, or a closely related field. The appointment will be for an initial period of two years with a possible extension. CAP3 fellows will have dedicated funds for traveling, computing, publications, etc. The preferred starting date is Fall of 2022, but earlier dates are also possible.

Instructions for applying can be found at the interfolio link. Applicants are strongly encouraged to outline how they plan to contribute to create interdisciplinary connections within the research areas of the CAP3 center.

Applications are open until December 31, 2021. If you have any questions, please e-mail [email protected]

Included Benefits: 

The terms of employment include very competitive salary, housing allowance, medical insurance, educational subsidies for children and other benefits. Please note that UAE does not levy income tax.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, December 31, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
No Status Given (Opted Out)
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Attention To: 
Prof. Andrea V. Macciò
Center Director
United Arab Emirates
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