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Post Doctoral Researcher, Astronomy

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Questions regarding the position or application process can be addressed by email to Professor Enrico Vesperini (evesperi@indiana.edu), Department of Astronomy, 727 E. 3rd Street, Bloomington, IN 47405. Applicants should upload via indiana.peopleadmin.com (preferably in a single PDF file) a CV, publication list, statement of research interests and experience and arrange to have three reference letters sent by January 20, 2018 to Professor Enrico Vesperini at evesperi@indiana.edu. However, later applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Position Details

Title Post Doctoral Researcher, Astronomy
Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington Astronomy
Position Summary

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in Theoretical and Computational Astrophysics to work with Professor Enrico Vesperini in the Department of Astronomy at Indiana University, Bloomington. Areas of research interest include formation and dynamical evolution of star clusters, multiple stellar populations in globular clusters, hydrodynamical, N-body and Fokker-Planck numerical simulations of globular cluster formation and evolution. Applications from candidates with experience in the observational study of star clusters and the comparison between theoretical models and observations are also encouraged.

The successful applicant will have access to the supercomputer facilities of Indiana University.

The initial appointment will be for two years with extension to the third year depending on availability of funding and satisfactory progress. Start date is expected to be August 2018 but is negotiable.

Basic Qualifications

Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in Astronomy or Physics by appointment start date.

Department Contact for Questions

Enrico Vesperini (evesperi@indiana.edu)

Additional Qualifications
Salary and Rank
Special Instructions

Questions regarding the position or application process can be addressed by email to Professor Enrico Vesperini (evesperi@indiana.edu), Department of Astronomy, 727 E. 3rd Street, Bloomington, IN 47405.

Applicants should upload via indiana.peopleadmin.com (preferably in a single PDF file) a CV, publication list, statement of research interests and experience and arrange to have three reference letters sent by January 20, 2018 to Professor Enrico Vesperini at evesperi@indiana.edu. However, later applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

For Best Consideration Date 01/20/2018
Expected Start Date 08/01/2018
OAA # 5188

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. List Of References
Optional Documents