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Postdoctoral Fellow

University of Idaho
Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Oct 25, 2022
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University of Idaho

Postdoctoral Fellow

Location: Moscow

Division/College: College of Science

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: $55,000 - $60,000 annually

FTE: 1.0

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
The postdoc will conduct research into numerical relativity-based source modeling of compact binary objects, with an emphasis on binary black hole merger simulations, as well as magnetized binary neutron star merger simulations with realistic equations of state. The postdoc will engage in research that advances the state of the art in numerical relativity methodology, including implementation of both advanced algorithms and improved mathematical formulations.

Minimum Qualifications:
- All PhD requirements fulfilled in Physics, Mathematics, Astronomy, Computer Science, or a related field. - Strong computer programming skills (C and Python, or closely related languages)
- Proficient in C, Python, or a related language
- Excellent communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
- Demonstrated proficiency in
  • Numerical relativity
  • Gravitational wave source modeling
  • Computational hydrodynamics or magnetohydrodynamics

- Code development within the Einstein Toolkit/IllinoisGRMHD/NRPy+ frameworks- Experience in high-performance computing and large-scale data analysis.- Excellent ability to communicate research to both experts and non-experts.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Required Licensures, Certifications or other

Posting Number: SP003649P

Posting Date: 10/20/2022

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Screening process will begin 12/15/2022 and will continue until position is filled. Please ask three references to send a letter of recommendation to

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit:

EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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