Postdoctoral Associate CY

Blacksburg, VA

Virginia Tech

Job Description

The Center for Neutrino Physics at Virginia Tech invites applications for a post-doctoral fellowship in theoretical astroparticle physics with a focus on ultra-high-energy cosmic-ray nuclei and their origin, production and survival in compact objects. The position is available starting 2020 and is available for 1.5 years. The starting date is negotiable but no later than fall 2020. The theoretical astroparticle physics group is part of the Center for Neutrino Physics that consists of more than a dozen faculty in both theory and experiment. The primary duties of the position will consist of research in theoretical astroparticle physics, writing peer-reviewed publications and presenting research results to a wider research community both regionally and internationally

Required Qualifications

We are looking for candidates with good knowledge of analytical/numerical modeling of astrophysical transients, outflow dynamics, nucleosynthesis, thermal and non-thermal processes, and/or cosmic-ray transport and related multi-messenger signatures. A Ph.D. in physics, astrophysics or related discipline is required by the start date, and a demonstrated ability to carry out independent research is expected.

Preferred Qualifications

Ability to work under limited supervision

Salary Information

Commensurate with experience.

Review Date

December 1, 2019

Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT-serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

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Advertised: September 26, 2019
Applications close:

To apply please click here! Posted: 08/06/2020