Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Physics

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Position ID:GaTech-School of Physics-POSTDOC1 [#24017]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow - Gravitational-Wave Astrophysics
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Atlanta, Georgia 30332, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Physics / Gravitational Waves
Appl Deadline: (posted 2022/12/15, listed until 2023/06/15)
Position Description:    

The Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for a postdoctoral position in gravitational-wave astrophysics within its Center for Relativistic Astrophysics (CRA). The areas of interest are: early warning alerts for binary neutron star mergers, multi-messenger observations of binary mergers, searches and interpretation of gravitational wave transients with an emphasis on current or future gravitational wave detectors. The gravitational-wave group at Georgia Tech consists of faculty members Surabhi Sachdev and Laura Cadonati, post-doctoral scholar Meg Millhouse, and several graduate and undergraduate students. Other faculty members at the CRA ( are David Ballantyne, Tamara Bogdanovic, Laura Cadonati, Gongjie Li, Nepomuk Otte, Feryal Ozel, Dimitrios Psaltis, Ignacio Taboada, and John Wise. The appointment will be for two years, with subsequent renewals depending on performance and availability of funds. The starting date could be as early as Summer 2023, and the position will remain open until filled. A Ph.D in Physics/Astronomy or related fields is required to apply. Applicants should prepare the following materials as PDF files: (1) a cover letter briefly summarizing their scientific background, strengths, and plans, (2) a curriculum vitae including a complete list of publications, (3) a statement of research interests, (4) (optional) a description of teaching and mentoring plans, and (5) the names of three references willing to provide letters of recommendation. Applicants should apply only via Georgia Tech CAREERS Application system at: Please use job ID 252389 to search for the position. Review of complete applications will begin on January 21, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates are encouraged to direct questions regarding the position to Professor Surabhi Sachdev at subject "Postdoctoral Position Search"

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