Postdoctoral Position in Theoretical Stellar Astrophysics

Richard Townsend

Department of Astronomy
University of Wisconsin-Madison
4402 Sterling Hall
475 N Charter St.
Madison, WI 53706

The Department of Astronomy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is advertising a postdoctoral position in stellar astrophysics. The successful applicant will work with Prof. Richard Townsend in developing models for the impact of pulsational instabilities on the evolution of massive, luminous stars. This project will make extensive use of high-performance computer facilities available to the Department, and prior experience with programming in parallel environments will be looked upon favorably. The position is initially for two years with an optional third year. The nominal starting date is no later than September 1 2010.

Applicants must have a recent Ph.D. in astronomy or a related field. Applications should include a summary of research interests, a bibliography, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation sent to the address above. Applications received by December 31 2009 will be ensured full consideration.




Deadline: December 31 2009