Postdoctoral Positions in Computational Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, October 17, 2020
Archive Date: 
Saturday, November 14, 2020
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Government Agency
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos
New Mexico
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Center for Theoretical Astrophysics (CTA) at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is seeking exceptional candidates for multiple postdoctoral positions in computational astrophysics. With a diverse group of over 50 staff, students and postdocs from across LANL organizations, the CTA encourages cross-disciplinary collaboration across a wide variety of astrophysical topics and provides broad expertise and a strongly supportive community. Research areas include supernovae and kilonovae explosion mechanisms and transients, stellar evolution, gamma-ray bursts, accretion and cosmology. The CTA works with LANL and external collaborators to tie these simulations with ground and satellite-based missions, including HAWC, NuSTAR, Swift, LIGO, HET, Raptor, and ZTF. We are also involved in a number of new satellite proposals.

Salary and benefits are highly competitive, with a minimum starting salary of $75,500. Qualified applicants will also be considered for a number of prestigious fellowships. A PhD awarded within the last five years is required.

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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.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$75500.00 (USD)
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, November 15, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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