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POST DOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Francois Foucart at francois.foucart@unh.edu

Position Details

Summary

Operating Title POST DOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
Long Classification Title
Location UNH, Durham, NH
Department UNH CEPS Physics [UDPHYS]
Summary of Position

The Department of Physics at the University of New Hampshire invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate. The successful candidate will take a leading role in our numerical relativity program, which currently focuses on studies of compact binary mergers and of supermassive black holes, the modeling of gravitational waves and electromagnetic signals powered by these systems, and the development of numerical methods for relativistic astrophysics. Applicants interested in research at the interface between simulations and observations, and in the modeling of gravitational waves and electromagnetic signals, are also encouraged to apply.

The position is available starting September 1, 2018, and will remain open until filled. This is a one year appointment, which will be renewed for additional years contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance. Candidates are required to have a PhD in physics, astronomy, or closely related field by the appointment start date. Experience in computational astrophysics would be an asset. The University of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran’s status, physical or mental disability, or marital status. Candidates of all genders and underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Inquires regarding this position may be sent to Dr. Francois Foucart (francois.foucart@unh.edu).

Additional Job Information
Posting Number/Job Order # PF0134FY18
Acceptable Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D in Physics, Astronomy or a closely related field by the start date.

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Salary Information

Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

Quick Link to Posting http://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/28015
Percent Time Information (FTE) 100
Faculty Information
If Renewable or Number of years, please specify
Type of Position Post Doctorate

Posting Details

Posting Date 11/10/2017
Open Until Filled No
Closing Date 01/15/2018
Interested Internal Candidates Exist? No
Appointment Type Grant Funded
If TERM position with benefits, indicate projected end date
Institution Information
This position is responsible for the supervision of Does not supervise
Special Requirements A background check will be required as a condition of employment.
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Francois Foucart at francois.foucart@unh.edu

Duties / Responsibilities

Job Duties

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you meet the definition of an Internal Candidate? Internal Candidates include: (1) active status employees who have completed the introductory period and (2) adjunct staff members who have been employed within USNH for at least 12 months in total and who have worked at least 1,000 hours during the 12 month period preceding the application for the position. Student employment does not apply toward internal status eligibility.
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. (3) Professional References Contact Info
  4. Research Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Digital Images