Physics, University of Maryland

Fellowship ID:Maryland-Physics-RA [#2048]
Fellowship Title: Fellowship/Position in Gravitational and High-Energy Astrophysics
Location:College Park, Maryland 20742, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Astrophysics (astro-ph)
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2012/09/30, updated 2013/07/07, listed until 2012/12/31)
Description:    

*** this fellowship has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Physics and the Joint Space Science Institute (JSI) at the University of Maryland at College Park invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship in the areas of theoretical and computational high-energy astrophysics and gravitational physics. Outstanding candidates with interests in relativistic astrophysics or computational astrophysics are particularly encouraged to apply. The fellow would hold the title of JSI scientist and work primarily with Prof. McKinney and also with other JSI members.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in physics or astrophysics or an equivalent degree. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, with a competitive stipend and research/travel expenses. The position will initially be for two years and may be extended up to three years, depending on satisfactory performance and availability of funding.

Deadline for a complete application is Dec 1, 2012. Announcements will be made by Jan 10, 2013. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, a list of publications, a statement of past and current research accomplishments (up to 3 pages), a research plan/proposal (up to five pages), and arrange for three letters of recommendation at: http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2048 . Only web submissions will be accepted.

Questions regarding this opportunity should be directed to Prof. Jonathan C. McKinney, jcm@umd.edu .

The University of Maryland at College Park is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.

Included Benefits: The University of Maryland's benefits package can be reviewed at http://www.uhr.umd.edu/employment/benefits_summary.cfm.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the description.

Further Info:
http://jsi.astro.umd.edu/
 
Jonathan C. McKinney
1117 John S. Toll Building #082
College Park, MD 20742

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