Cornell Center for Astrophysics and Planetary Science, Cornell University

Position ID:Cornell-CCAPS-RA [#11892, WDR-00016424]
Position Title: Research Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Astrophysics / Relativity
Appl Deadline:2018/11/15 filled (making offers , listed until 2018/11/15)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Cornell is a private Ivy League University and the land grant University for New York State. The Cornell Center for Astrophysics and Planetary Science’s mission is to foster research among astronomers, engineers, geologists and other researchers with interests relevant to space sciences. Connected to, and contained within, the Department of Astronomy, the Center administers research grants and contracts across several Cornell departments. The Center also aims through public outreach to disseminate information about space science to students and the general public.

The Cornell Center for Astrophysics and Planetary Science (CCAPS) expects to have an opening for a Research Associate in numerical relativity starting in September, 2019. The position requires a Ph.D. and experience in numerical relativity or computational physics. The position is for one year, with subsequent renewals depending on performance and the availability of funds.

The Cornell Relativity Group consists of Saul Teukolsky and Eanna Flanagan, senior research associate Larry Kidder and research associates Mike Boyle and Prayush Kumar.There will also be opportunities to interact with the Theoretical Astrophysics Group, including Rachel Bean, David Chernoff, Dong Lai, Richard Lovelace, and Ira Wasserman.

Applicants should submit a resume with a list of publications, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to: Lynda Sovocool, Finance and Human Resource Manager,

Completed applications should be received no later than November 15, 2018. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. Located in Ithaca, NY, Cornell's far-flung global presence includes the medical college's campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the new Cornell NYC Tech campus to be built on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.

Diversity and inclusion have been and continue to be a part of our heritage. Cornell University is a recognized EEO/AA employer and educator.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS PhD in Astronomy or Astrophysics with 3-5 years of Experience Experience in numerical relativity or computational physics

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. The College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students and faculty of all races, nationalities, and genders. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply. Cornell University is a recognized EEO/AA employer and educator, valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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Further Info:
106 Space Sciences
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York 14853

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