University of Pittsburgh, PITT PACC

Position ID:Pitt-Physics-POSTDOCTORALFELLOW [#15130]
Position Title: Langley Postdoctoral Fellow
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Cosmology
Appl Deadline:2019/12/16 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/10/15, finished 2020/06/21, listed until 2020/04/15)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

Samuel P. Langley PITT PACC Fellows - University of Pittsburgh

The PITTsburgh Particle physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology Center (PITT PACC,, within the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a senior postdoctoral research fellow position in astrophysics, cosmology, or the interface between particle physics and astrophysics. The fellowship will begin in fall of 2020. The appointment will initially be for two years with the expectation of extension to a third year contingent upon performance. Generous salary and research funds will be provided to Langley Fellows. PITT PACC is a vibrant community of faculty, postdocs, and students that conduct theoretical, experimental, and observational research in particle physics, astrophysics and cosmology. In addition to performing independent scholarly research, Langley Fellows have the opportunity to organize PITT PACC academic activities. These include hosting short- and long-term visitors and holding PITT PACC workshops and/or conferences of their own design. Successful candidates must have a PhD degree in Physics, Astronomy, or a closely allied field as well as exceptional research credentials. Interested candidates should upload a cover letter, CV, and arrange to have three reference letters sent directly to Academic Jobs Online ( by 16 December 2019 for full consideration, though we may continue to consider applications received after this date.

Inquiries should be directed to Professor Andrew Zentner ( or PITT PACC Administrator Joni George ( The University of Pittsburgh, PITT PACC, and the Department of Physics and Astronomy are all strongly committed to fostering equity, inclusion, and diversity at all levels. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. Members of groups that are under-represented in academia are especially encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.

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Further Info:
University of Pittsburgh
Physics and Astronomy Department
3941 O'Hara Street
420 Allen Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

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