Postdoctoral Researcher in Gravitational Physics/Astrophysics

University of Mississippi Oxford , United States

Published Fri, 10/19/2018 - 1:35 PM

The gravity group at the University of Mississippi invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher in

gravitational physics/astrophysics, with emphasis on: strong-field gravity, compact objects,

gravitational waves, testing general relativity, numerical relativity, gravitational-wave data analysis, and

related topics. A Ph.D. in physics/mathematics/astronomy is required by the time of the initial

appointment. Candidates should have expertise in analytical relativity and/or numerical computing,

ideally both. The position is for two years, with potential for renewal for a third year contingent on

performance and funding.


The successful applicant will develop and advance their own independent research program,

collaborate with UM gravity group faculty (Luca Bombelli, Marco Cavaglia, and Leo Stein) on their

research, and help to train UM students.


Applicants should submit an application by sending an email to,

including: a complete CV in PDF format (including publication list); a research proposal which cover

research interests and experience; and contact information for three professional references who may

provide letters. Letters are not requested at this time; these will be solicited later. Use the email

subject "Gravity postdoc."


Review of applications will begin November 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Please direct questions about the position to Leo Stein


The University of Mississippi is an EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Sexual

Orientation/Gender Identity/Title VI/Title VII/Title IX/504/ADA/ADEA employer.

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