Postdoctoral Research Associate in Time-Domain Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, October 29, 2021
Archive Date: 
Friday, December 3, 2021
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Utah, Physics & Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
115 S 1400 E Rm 201
Street Line 3: 
84112-0830
City: 
Salt Lake City
State/Province: 
Utah
Zip/Postal: 
84112
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Utah invites applications for a postdoctoral research position with Dr Tanmoy Laskar in the field of time-domain astrophysics.

 

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in a broad and dynamic research program on observations, modeling, and theoretical explorations of astrophysical transients. We are particularly interested in candidates possessing any combination of the following skills, in rough order of importance:

  • Radio astronomy expertise
  • Experience with or interest in time-domain astrophysics
  • Interest / expertise in high-energy astrophysics
  • Expertise with developing or applying theoretical models to astrophysical transients
  • Expertise in optical, X-ray, or multi-messenger observations
  • Experience in machine learning applications to astronomy.

For full consideration, all materials (excluding letters of recommendation) should be received by Dec 1, 2021. Letters of recommendation will only be requested for short-listed candidates. Candidates will be informed of the outcome in late January.

 

The full job advertisement for this position, including details and application instructions, is available here:

https://scholar.harvard.edu/laskar/research-group

 

For any inquiries about this position, please contact Dr. Tanmoy Laskar at [email protected]

 

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Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
No Status Given (Opted Out)
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Attention To: 
Tanmoy Laskar
Title: 
Assistant Professor
Institution/Company: 
University of Utah, Physics & Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
115 S 1400 E Rm 201
City: 
Salt Lake City
State/Province: 
Utah
Zip/Postal Code: 
84112
Country: 
United States of America
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Attention To: 
Prof. Tanmoy Laskar
Subject: 
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Time-Domain Astrophysics