School of Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology

1610 9900
Position ID:GaTech-School of Physics-PDDAP [#9900]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Position - Dynamical Astrophysics
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Atlanta, Georgia 30332, United States [map]
Subject Area: Astrophysics / Astrophysics
Appl Deadline: finished (2017/09/21, finished 2018/09/23, listed until 2018/03/21)
Position Description:    

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

Postdoctoral Research Position in Dynamical Astrophysics

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research position working with Professor Gongjie Li in the School of Physics at Georgia Institute of Technology. The research topics are broadly related to dynamical interactions covering a wide range of scales which include (but are not limited to): Planetary system formation and evolution Stellar/black hole interactions in galactic nuclei/clusters

Candidates with interest in these topics are particularly encouraged to apply. Previous experience with perturbative analysis, N-body and/or hydrosimulations is desirable but not mandatory. The position is for two years, renewable for a third year upon mutual agreement. The nominal starting date will be September 1, 2018, but an earlier or later start is negotiable depending on the applicant's availability. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in astronomy, physics, or equivalent, by the date of appointment.

Applicants should submit a CV, a publication list, a brief statement of research interests (2-3 pages), and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent directly. All materials and inquiries should be sent by email to

Review of applications will begin on December 15th, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

The School of Physics at Georgia Tech hosts a strong research program in astrophysics and provides a stimulating environment ( Georgia Tech is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Women and members of minority groups are especially welcome to apply. Georgia Tech is located in the cultural and economic center of Atlanta, one of the top ten and fastest growing metropolitan areas in the United States and home to the world’s busiest airport.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Georgia Institute of Technology
School of Physics
837 State Street
Atlanta, GA 30332

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