Applications are invited for the Neil Gehrels Prize Postdoctoral Position in the Joint Space-Science Institute (JSI) at the University of Maryland (UMd), College Park. The JSI is a research partnership between UMd-Astronomy, UMd-Physics, and NASA-Goddard created in 2010 to foster interdisciplinary collaborations. This position, which was formerly the JSI Prize Postdoctoral Position, has been renamed to honor Dr. Neil Gehrels, who was a strong supporter of JSI. Current areas of interest to JSI include strong gravity, gravitational waves, black holes, high-energy and plasma astrophysics, particle astrophysics, and cosmology. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Physics, Astronomy or a related field by the start date of the position. The appointment will be for two years and will start Fall 2019. Applications should be submitted through Academic Jobs Online Job #12373. For best consideration upload a CV, bibliography, and statement of research interests/accomplishments by December 15, 2018. Please also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be uploaded to the same web site.
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