Monday, October 7, 2013

Postdoctoral Position in Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics

The University of Mississippi invites applications for a postdoctoral
position in the area of Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics. The
applicant must have a Ph.D. in Physics or Astrophysics and a good
track record in one or more of the following research areas:
gravitational-wave source modeling and astrophysics, numerical
relativity, post-Newtonian theory, alternative theories of gravity,
perturbation theory of stars and black holes.

The Gravitational and High-Energy Theory Group at the University of
Mississippi is active in various areas of theoretical and experimental
gravity, and is part of the LIGO collaboration. Members of the group
include Emanuele Berti, Luca Bombelli, Marco Cavaglia, Alakabha Datta
and Tibor Torma, adjunct professors Vitor Cardoso and Ulrich Sperhake,
three postdocs and several graduate students.

The successful applicant is expected to engage in a collaborative
research program involving several institutions, including Caltech and
Princeton in the USA, Lisbon, Cambridge, Rome and Aveiro in Europe,
and Para’ University in Brazil (among others).

A curriculum vitae (including a list of publications and a statement
of research interests) should be sent to the following e-mail address:

Please use the subject “Gravitational theory postdoc”. Applicants must
also arrange to have at least three recommendation letters to be sent
to the same email address.

Applications must be submitted as soon as possible, and no later than
12/31/2013. Late applications may be considered until the position is