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Deadline: 2015-11-15
Location: Toronto, Canada

Postdoctoral Fellowships at CITA, Toronto

The Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (CITA) is inviting applications for postdoctoral research positions. For more information and application instructions, please see below or visit our website at www.cita.utoronto.ca and click “opportunities”.

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS

Postdoctoral research fellowships beginning September 1, 2016 are being offered at the Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics. A Ph.D. in any field of theoretical astrophysics is required. Fellows are expected to carry out original research in theoretical astrophysics under the general supervision of the permanent faculty whose interests include: cosmology, interstellar matter, galaxy and planet formation, solar physics, high energy astrophysics, numerical relativity and gravitational waves.

We only accept electronic submissions. Applicants will be asked to submit a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and arrange for three letters of recommendation. The deadline for applications and all letters of recommendation is November 15, 2015.

Please apply online: https://icat.cita.utoronto.ca/pdf

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE POSITIONS

Research Associate positions are for three to five years duration. The start date will be September 1, 2016. Applicants should have an excellent research record in astrophysics and postdoctoral experience. Funds will be available for travel and other research expenses. The primary duty is to carry out original research in theoretical astrophysics, but Research Associates are also expected to work with postdoctoral fellows and to assist with the administration of the Institute. All applicants for these positions are also considered automatically for postdoctoral fellowships.

We only accept electronic submissions. Applicants will be asked to submit a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and arrange for three letters of recommendation. The deadline for applications and all letters of recommendation is November 15, 2015.

Please apply online: https://icat.cita.utoronto.ca/pdf

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


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