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Postdoctoral research scientist at Barnard College, Columbia University

We invite applications for a postdoctoral research scientist to work in the area of  black holes and gravitational wave astrophysics  at Barnard College, Columbia University, to begin in September 2010 for a 2 year appointment. The successful applicant would work with Prof. Janna Levin on theoretical aspects of astrophysical sources such as black hole dynamics. The successful applicant would also join The Institute for Strings, Cosmology, and Astroparticle Physics (ISCAP) at Columbia. Other research areas in which ISCAP members are active include cosmology, string theory, particle astrophysics, and gravitational physics.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online at

http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/BCCU

The candidate must have a PhD or the equivalent and will be asked to supply a letter of interest; a complete *curriculum vitae *and publication list; and 3 letters of recommendation. Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and individuals from underrepresented groups.

Review of applications will begin December 21, 2009 and will continue until the position is filled.

Contact Information

Professor Janna Levin
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Barnard College/Columbia University
3009 Broadway
New York, NY 10027
janna[AT]astro.columbia.edu