Neil Gehrels Prize Postdoctoral Position -- Joint Space-Science Institute
University of Maryland
October 12, 2018
College Park, Maryland
Astronomy and Space Science, Physics: Cosmology, Physics: High Energy
Applications are invited for the Neil Gehrels Prize Postdoctoral Position in the Joint Space-Science Institute (JSI) at the University of Maryland (UMd), College Park. The JSI is a research partnership between UMd-Astronomy, UMd-Physics, and NASA-Goddard created in 2010 to foster interdisciplinary collaborations. This position, which was formerly the JSI Prize Postdoctoral Position, has been re-named to honor Dr. Neil Gehrels, who was a strong supporter of JSI. Current areas of interest to JSI include strong gravity, gravitational waves, black holes, high-energy and plasma astrophysics, particle astrophysics, and cosmology. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Physics, Astronomy or a related field by the start date of the position. The appointment will be for two years and will start Fall 2019. Applications should be submitted through Academic Jobs Online. For best consideration upload a CV, bibliography, and statement of research interests/accomplishments by December 15, 2018. Please also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be uploaded to the same web site.
The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity.
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About University of Maryland
The Joint Space-Science Institute is a research partnership between the Astronomy and Physics departments at University of Maryland (UMD) and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. It was created in 2010 to foster interdisciplinary collaborations between astronomers, physicist and astrophysicists in fields related to the study of strong gravity in black holes, high-energy astrophysics and astroparticle physics, cosmology and gravitational waves. JSI is located on UMD's College Park campus. The university is located in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area and has convenient access to NASA-Goddard and other major scientific institutions.
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