Physics Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Position ID:MIT-Physics Department-POSTASTRO [#7923]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Researcher, Astrophysics
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Astrophysics / Astrophysics, Theoretical Astrophysics, Computational Astrophysics, Relativity, Cosmology, Experimental Astrophysics
Appl Deadline:2016/12/31 (posted 2016/09/13, listed until 2017/04/09)
Position Description:    

The MIT Astrophysics Division invites applications for one postdoctoral research position to work with Professor Mark Vogelsberger on theoretical topics in the fields of galaxy formation, dark matter physics/detection, self-interacting dark matter, ISM physics, hydrodynamical simulation, ICM plasma physics, dust physics, and cosmology. Applicants with experience in any of these topics are encouraged to apply. Previous experience in performing cosmological simulations, galaxy formation modeling, or astroparticle physics is strongly desired. MIT provides a stimulating work environment and funding for research activities are available.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a brief description of research interests and goals to this site and should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be uploaded. Any inquiries should be sent to

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

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