Samuel P. Langley Postdoctoral Fellow [Physics & Astronomy - (23005963)]

University of Pittsburgh

Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh

Job posting number: #7188047 (Ref:23005963)

Posted: October 25, 2023

Job Description


The Pittsburgh Particle Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology Center (PITT PACC,, within the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a postdoctoral research fellow position in astrophysics. Special consideration will be given to candidates with interest and expertise in stellar astrophysics, particularly related to astrophysical survey data analysis and interpretation, stellar evolution, stellar multiplicity, and supernovae. The fellowship will begin in the fall of 2024. The appointment will initially be for two years with the expectation of extension to a third year, contingent upon performance. Langley Fellows receive generous salaries and research funds.


PITT PACC is a vibrant community of faculty, postdocs, and students who conduct theoretical, experimental, and observational research in particle physics, astrophysics, and cosmology. In addition to performing independent scholarly research, Langley Fellows have the opportunity to organize PITT PACC academic activities. These include hosting short- and long-term visitors and holding PITT PACC workshops and/or conferences of their own design. Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Physics, Astronomy, or a closely related field, as well as exceptional research credentials. Interested candidates should apply within the Talent Center system at by uploading a cover letter and a CV. Applications received on or before January 8, 2024, will receive full consideration, though we may continue to consider applications received after this date until the position is filled. Inquiries should be directed to Professor Carles Badenes ([email protected]) or PITT PACC Administrator Joni George ([email protected]).


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Job posting number:#7188047 (Ref:23005963)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:University of Pittsburgh
United States
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