Division of Science (Physics)
NYU Abu Dhabi
Applications are invited for Post-Doctoral Associate position in the field of Galactic high-energy astrophysics at NYU Abu Dhabi. The successful candidate will work with Prof. Joseph Gelfand studying pulsar wind nebulae in the Milky Way and satellite galaxies. The primary responsibilities of this position are the analysis of archival, primarily X-ray (e.g., Chandra, XMM, Suzaku, NuSTAR, INTEGRAL) and gamma-ray (e.g., Fermi, AGILE), observations of such sources, fitting the derived properties with a model for the evolution of these sources using advanced algorithms, and the dissemination of these results in journal articles and conferences. The hired post-doctoral candidate will also be strongly encouraged to develop and pursue additional projects in this and related fields.
Applicants must have a Ph.D in astronomy, astrophysics, physics or related program. Demonstrated experience analyzing high-energy, in particular gamma-ray, observations of Galactic sources is particularly desired.
The terms of employment are very competitive and include housing and educational subsidies for children. Applications will be accepted immediately and candidates will be considered until the position is filled, with applications completed before 31 January receiving full consideration. The successful candidate must be able to start no later than September 2018. To be considered, all applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume including publication list, a summary of research accomplishments and interests, and at least two letters of recommendation, all in PDF format. Please visit our website at http://nyuad.nyu.edu/en/about/careers/faculty-positions.html for instructions and information on how to apply. If you have any questions, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU’s global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.
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UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.