Postdoctoral Fellow

University of Idaho
Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 20, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

University of Idaho

Postdoctoral Fellow

Location: Moscow

Division/College: College of Science

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

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 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:
- PhD or equivalent 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
  • Computational hydrodynamics or magnetohydrodynamics
  • Gravitational wave source modeling

- 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:

Posting Number: SP003068P

Posting Date: 10/19/2021

Closing Date: 12/15/2021

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions:

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

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


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