T-Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Position ID:Los Alamos National Laboratory-T-Division-ASTROPD17 [#7990]
Position Title: Postdoc Position in Astrophysics, Particle Astrophysics
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544, United States [map]
Subject Area: Cosmology/Particle Astrophysics
Appl Deadline:2016/11/07 finished (posted 2016/09/16, listed until 2017/03/16)
Position Description:    

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

Outstanding candidates are invited for immediate postdoc openings, with one postdoc each in the areas of computational plasma physics, plasma astrophysics, and protoplanetary disks. For the computational plasma physics and plasma astrophysics positions, background in computational fluid physics and/or plasma kinetic physics is highly desirable. For the protoplanetary disk position, background in computational planet-disk interaction studies is highly desirable. The positions are offered by the Nuclear and Particle Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology group within the Theoretical Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory
. The successful candidates are encouraged to collaborate with the current group members on on-going projects, and will also be able to develop his/her own research programs. The initial appointment is for two years, with a possible third-year extension. Candidates should send their applications electronically, including a CV, publication list, and a concise research statement (within 2 pages) describing past achievements and future plans. Applicants should arrange three reference letters to be sent electronically as well. All material and further inquiries can be sent to Hui Li, Shengtai Li and/or Fan Guo at t2astropostdoc@lanl.gov . Candidates may be considered for a Director's Fellowship and outstanding candidates may be considered for the prestigious Marie Curie, Richard P. Feynman, J. Robert Oppenheimer, or Frederick Reines Fellowships. Applicants with US citizenship will also be considered for the Metropolis Postdoctoral Fellowship in Computational Physics. Applications must be received before Nov. 7, 2016 for full consideration. The review of applications will be on-going until offers are accepted. Please go to
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