Los Alamos National Laboratory is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in science and engineering on behalf of national security. The Center for Theoretical Astrophysics (CTA) brings together over 50 staff, postdocs, and students from across LANL, with expertise that spans a broad swath of topics in theoretical and computational astrophysics including planetary physics, stellar astrophysics, nuclear astrophysics, transients, black hole astrophysics, cosmology, galaxy formation, plasma astrophysics, and cosmic rays.
Ph.D. in a related discipline within the past five years (or soon to be completed)
Interest and experience in computational astrophysics, both scientific topics and computational tools and techniques.
Desire to pursue research independently and in collaboration with members of the CTA
Salary and benefits are highly competitive, with a minimum starting salary of $74,000. Exceptional resources are available for high-performance computing, as well as research and travel expenses. Qualified applicants will also be considered for a number of prestigious fellowships.
Los Alamos National Laboratory is an EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.