Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Physics

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Position ID:GaTech-School of Physics-POSTDOC2 [#24116]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow - Computational Plasma Physics and/or machine learning
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Atlanta, Georgia 30332, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Astrophysics / Physics
Appl Deadline: finished (2023/01/06, finished 2023/09/01, listed until 2023/07/06)
Position Description:    

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Job Summary: The Xtreme Astrophysics group at the Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for two Postdoctoral Research Associate positions in the fields of computational plasma physics and/or machine learning. The successful applicants will join a group led by Profs. Feryal Ozel and Dimitrios Psaltis, with research interests in high-performance computing simulations of plasmas and radiation from microphysical to macroscopic scales. The initial appointment will be for 2 years, with a possible extension for two additional years, depending on performance and funding.

Required Qualifications: Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, applied math, computer science or another relevant field by the date of employment.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with experience in either plasma simulations or in AI/ML approaches of extracting physical information from simulations.

Required Documents to Attach:

• Applicants should submit the following: (1) a cover letter, (2) CV, (3) list of publications and creative work, (4) a research statement (3 pages or less), and (5) ask three letter writers to send by email their reference letters directly to India Jordan ( with a subject "Postdoctoral position + Name of Applicant” by the February 15 deadline. • Applicants should apply via Georgia Tech CAREERS Application system at Please search for Job ID 253260 • Review of complete applications will begin on February 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

Contact Information: Interested candidates are encouraged to direct questions regarding the position to Professor Dimitrios Psaltis at subject "Postdoctoral Position Search"

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Contact: Dimitrios Psaltis, 404-894-5201
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