Assistant professor (Tenure Track) Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, October 13, 2017
Archive Date: 
Friday, December 1, 2017
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Amsterdam
Department Name: 
Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy
Job Announcement Text: 

A tenure-track position for computational fluid and plasma dynamics is available at the Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy (API) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). We are looking for a candidate able to maintain a strong research program in this area, connected to one or more of the main research themes at API (compact object accretion/ejection, star and planet formation). The position is planned on a tenure-track starting at Assistant professor level, but for exceptionally qualified candidates, other arrangements can be negotiated.

API has a long tradition of excellence in astronomical research. API is located at the Amsterdam Science Park, a campus that hosts the national supercomputing center, researchers from the Amsterdam Universities as well as national research institutes, and a Startup/Innovation campus. Scientists at UvA have access to national funding lines at the Dutch research organization NWO, and to European funding lines like ERC grants and Horizon 2020 programs and networks. API is part of the Dutch Top Research School NOVA, and research at API was recently evaluated by an international review board as variously 'world-leading' and 'excellent'.

The UvA is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications that contribute to the diversity of the university staff.

Job description

The Anton Pannekoek Institute is seeking to strengthen its research profile with an appointment in computational fluid and plasma dynamics geared toward astrophysical applications. The ability and willingness to connect to active research areas at the API will be a plus. Successful candidates are expected to make use of the ample opportunities to acquire external funding in order to build a research group. Contributing to the teaching program on Bachelor and/or Master level is part of the position, as well as participating in the administration and management of the institute, with the help of our excellent admin staff.

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Application Deadline: 
Friday, December 1, 2017
Current Status of Position: 
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Michiel van der Klis
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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics