University of Pittsburgh, Physics and Astronomy

Position ID:University of Pittsburgh-Physics and Astronomy-LFCB [#25360]
Position Title: PITT-PACC Samuel P. Langley Postdoctoral Fellow
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Astrophysics / Stellar Astrophysics
Appl Deadline:2024/01/08 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/08/17, listed until 2024/02/17)
Position Description:    

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Samuel P. Langley Postdoctoral Fellow

The PITTsburgh Particle physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology Center (PITT PACC,, within the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a postdoctoral research fellow position in astrophysics. Special consideration will be given to candidates with interest and expertise in stellar astrophysics, particularly related to astrophysical survey data analysis and interpretation, stellar evolution, stellar multiplicity, supernovae, and supernova remnants. The fellowship will begin in the fall of 2024. The appointment will initially be for two years with the expectation of extension to a third year, contingent upon performance. Langley Fellows receive generous salary and research funds.

PITT PACC is a vibrant community of faculty, postdocs, and students that conduct theoretical, experimental, and observational research in particle physics, astrophysics and cosmology. In addition to performing independent scholarly research, Langley Fellows have the opportunity to organize PITT PACC academic activities. These include hosting short- and long-term visitors and holding PITT PACC workshops and/or conferences of their own design. Successful candidates must have a PhD degree in Physics, Astronomy, or a closely related field, as well as exceptional research credentials. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, publication list, and research statement through Academic Jobs Online, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted through AJO. Please indicate general area of interest in the cover letter. Applications received on or before January 8, 2024 will receive full consideration, though we may continue to consider applications received after this date until the position is filled. Inquiries should be directed to Professor Carles Badenes ( or PITT PACC Administrator Joni George (

The University of Pittsburgh, and the Department of Physics and Astronomy are all strongly committed to fostering equity, inclusion, and diversity at all levels. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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University of Pittsburgh
Physics and Astronomy Department
3941 O'Hara Street
420 Allen Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15260