Cornell University expects to have an opening for a research associate in general relativity starting in September 2016. The position is for one year, with subsequent renewals depending on performance and the availability of funds.
The Cornell Relativity Group consists of faculty members Eanna Flanagan and Saul Teukolsky, senior research associate Larry Kidder, research associates Michael Boyle, Scott Field, David Nichols, Peter Taylor and Barry Wardell, and a number of graduate students. Research interests of the group include computational relativity, black holes, gravitational waves, the gravitational self-force, modified theories of gravity and cosmology. There will also be opportunities to interact with the Theoretical Astrophysics Group, including Rachel Bean, David Chernoff, Dong Lai, Richard Lovelace, and Ira Wasserman.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Physics or Astronomy, and submit a resume with a list of publications and statement of research interests, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to:
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Applications can also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line “Gravitational Theory Research Associate”. Completed applications should be received no later than December 1, 2015. Only candidates who anticipate receiving their Ph.D. by September 2016 should apply. Cornell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.