Post-doctoral positions in Gravitational Wave Astrophysics, Paris, France

The Gravitation group at AstroParticule & Cosmologie APC is seeking qualified individuals for post-doctoral appointments to work in the area of the gravitational wave data analysis and multimessenger astrophysics.

The institute [http://www.apc.univ-paris7.fr]

APC is an institute funded by the French National Scientific Research Center CNRS and the University of Paris Diderot. The institute is located in Paris, France and it is devoted to astroparticle physics and cosmology. It is involved in many large experiments and observatories in those areas such as the Planck CMB mission, the LSST survey telescope, ESA Euclid survey mission, the KM3NeT neutrino telescope, the SVOM gamma-ray satellite, etc. The institute provides a friendly and lively place to work and a scientifically exciting and stimulating environment to conduct research in.

The positions

The Gravitation group at APC invites applications for postdoctoral research positions. The positions are for two years (24 months). The candidate will be employed by CNRS and will obtain the status of postdoctoral researcher.

Two positions are funded through the ‘Astronomy ESFRI and Research Infrastructure Cluster’ ASTERICS [https://www.asterics2020.eu] which is a Research Infrastructure project funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 framework. A third position is funded by the Indo-French Centre for the Promotion and Advanced Research (IFCPAR) in the context of a bilateral grant with Archana Pai at IISER Trivandrum India [http://www.iisertvm.ac.in].

The candidate will join the Virgo team, currently composed of three permanent researchers, two postdoctoral fellows and three PhD students. The candidate will also join the lively world-wide community formed by the Virgo and LIGO Scientific Collaborations.

The candidate will participate in the analysis of Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo data, and in the development of new methods for the scientific exploitation of future gravitational wave detections.

Qualifications

– PhD or postdoctoral experience in Astrophysics/Astroparticle Physics
– Skills and work experience in the cooperative development of scientific software developments

Information and applications

The application consists in a cover letter, curriculum vitae with a list of publications and a brief description of your research interests. Please include the email addresses of at least two references, who are willing to send a letter of recommendation on your behalf.

The application should be sent by e-mail to Eric Chassande-Mottin (ecm[AT]apc[DOT]in2p3[DOT]fr). Further information on these positions can be obtained from the same contact.

The deadline for applications and related materials is March 15, 2017. Later applications will be considered as well until the positions are filled.

Junior Research Leader in Computational Astrophysics in KASI, Daejeon, Korea

The Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (KASI) is a government-funded research institute located in Daejeon, Korea. It conducts front-line research in various fields of astronomy, astrophysics and space sciences, develops astronomical instruments, and operates facilities in Korea and overseas. For further details, please visit www.kasi.re.kr/eng/index.

Center for Theoretical Astronomy, KASI, looks for creative and outstanding researchers for Junior Research Leader (JRL) positions in the field of computational astrophysics. The scientific scopes include studies of computation-intensive problems (Newtonian/relativistic hydrodynamics/magnetohydrodynamics, PIC, radiative transfer, N-body, and etc.) for various astrophysical objects, ranging from planets, stars, compact objects, galaxies, AGN, to clusters of galaxies, as well as developments of common computational tools (various codes, visualization, etc.).

Outstanding candidates in all fields of computational astrophysics are encouraged to apply for the positions. Successful candidates will carry out original research of own interests. The position is offered for 5 years (initially for 3 years and for 2 more years after evaluation) with a possibility of continuation based on performance. The salary is comparable to that of Junior faculty, and is commensurate with qualifications. Funds for research expenses of about US $ 20,000 per year as well as those to hire a postdoctoral researcher are provided. Additional funds for further research expenses, postdoctoral researchers, students, and etc may be applied for through the KASI research programs as well as the programs of the NRF (National Research Foundation) of Korea.

Interested persons should send the followings to hradmin[AT]kasi.re.kr: the form (Application Form for Junior Research Leader, CV, Research Plan) downloadable at https://www.kasi.re.kr/eng/post/eng_jobopening and three or more letters of reference. Applicants must have a PhD in astronomy or a related field at the time of appointment. Applications received by February 28, 2017 (17:00 KST) will be given due consideration. The expected stating date is July 1, 2017, which is negotiable. For further inquiries, please contact ryu[AT]kasi.re.kr (Dongsu Ryu, Director of Center for Theoretical Astronomy).

Positions in TianQin Research Center for Gravitational Physics, Zhuhai, China

TianQin Research Center for Gravitational Physics at Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU) invites applications for two post-doctoral positions as well as a tenure-track research fellow position in gravitational wave astronomy and data analysis, with a focus on, but not limited to, space-borne gravitational experiments, gravitational wave astronomy, data analysis, numerical relativity, cosmology and gravitational theories.

post-doc
These positions are part of the TianQin project with the aim to launch a space-borne gravitational wave experiment. Anticipated researchers are expected to work closely with the current faculty, in the areas of gravitational wave astronomy and data analysis. These positions are fully supported by the research center for 2 years, with a possible additional 1 year extension. Researchers with outstanding performance may qualify for tenure-track faculty positions in the future.
Applicants should have the following basic qualifications: 1) Ph.D. in astronomy, physics, or closely related field, 2) evidence of the ability to establish and maintain a successful research program, and 3) evidence of the ability to work in a large, collaborative effort. Applicants should send the following materials to tianqin[AT]sysu.edu.cn, with the subject title “Application for postdoc from [Applicant’s Name]” 1) a CV, including a publication list, 2) a statement of the candidate’s research interests and how the research fits into the space-borne gravitational wave detection project. Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to tianqin[AT]sysu.edu.cn with the subject line “Letter of Recommendation for [Applicant’s Name]”. Applications received by Feb 15, 2017, will receive full consideration.
Successful candidates will be offered competitive salary, startup funding and affordable housing. They are expected to start at TianQin Research Center on Sep. 1, 2017, but the exact starting date is negotiable.

research fellow
This position is part of the TianQin project with the aim to launch a space-borne gravitational wave experiment. Anticipated researchers are expected to work closely with the current faculty, in the areas of gravitational wave astronomy and data analysis. This position is fully supported by the research center for 3 years. Research faculty with satisfying performance will be qualified to tenured faculty positions after the 3 year contract.
Applicants should have the following basic qualifications: 1) Ph.D. in astronomy, physics, or closely related field, 2) evidence of the ability to establish and maintain a successful research program, and 3) evidence of the ability to work in a large, collaborative effort. Applicants should send the following materials to tianqin[AT]sysu.edu.cn, with the subject title “Application for research fellow from [Applicant’s Name]” 1) a CV, including a publication list, 2) a statement of the candidate’s research interests and how the research fits into the space-borne gravitational wave detection project. Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to tianqin[AT]sysu.edu.cn with the subject line “Letter of Recommendation for [Applicant’s Name]”. Applications received by Feb 30, 2017, will receive full consideration.
Successful candidates will be offered competitive salary, startup funding and affordable housing. They are expected to start at TianQin Research Center on Sep. 1, 2017, but the exact starting date is negotiable.

About SYSU
Sun Yat-sen University was established in 1924 by Dr. Sun Yat-sen, the founding father of modern China, and has been consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in mainland China. Eighteen disciplines at the University, including physics and mathematics, rank in the top 1% world’s universities (ESI 2016), tied for the second most among universities in China.
Sun Yat-sen University is comprised of five campuses in three cities (Guangzhou, Zhuhai, and Shenzhen). Most research of TianQin will be administered by the TianQin Research Center, which is located in the scenery Zhuhai campus of SYSU. The campus is within half an hour driving distance to the city of Macau and Hong Kong.

Postdoctoral position in Relativistic Astrophysics, Prague, Czech Republic

The Astronomical Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences invites applications for a post-doctoral position in the Relativistic Astrophysics Group at the Prague section of the Institute. The appointment is initially for one year; an extension for another year is expected upon satisfactory scientific performance and availability of funds. The position will be funded through the project “Non-linear Phenomena in a Multi-channel Astronomy of Black Holes”, which is supported by the Czech Science Foundation. The salary will be based on the domestic level and it includes health insurance. Commencement is expected on the 1st of July 2017.

Candidates are expected to demonstrate research experience at least in one of the following topics: orbital dynamics in GR (Mathisson-Papapetrou equations, effective one-body approximation, self-force), gravitational waves (astrophysically relevant sources, synergy with electromagnetic signatures), black-hole accretion discs (GRMHD modeling, exact solutions), and/or particle acceleration in magnetic fields near black holes (effects of strong gravity). A successful applicant will join Georgios Loukes-Gerakopoulos, Petra Sukova, and Ondrej Kopacek in their research team, supported by the Czech Science Foundation.

Applications containing a Cover Letter, a Curriculum Vitae, a List of Publications, and a Summary of Research Plans should be submitted in a single pdf
to: sekretariat (at) asu.cas.cz
subject: “GR postdoc 2017 – Prague”
cc: gglukes (at) asu.cas.cz
Two recommendation letters have to be sent to the same email addresses with the same subject.

In the application please provide the exact date of your PhD defense or attach a statement from the supervisor certifying the planned date of the defense. The successful candidate must hold a PhD degree in the field and present a certificate of that by the date of employment. Preferences will be given to early-stage researchers (PhD obtained after 2008). A necessary condition for the appointment is to satisfy the legal requirements for being employed in Czech Republic. For informal inquiries about the position please feel free to email Georgios Loukes-Gerakopoulos.

To receive full consideration please submit your application and arrange your recommendation letters to be sent by 1st March 2017. Applications will be acknowledged by email. Once the selection process is completed, the successful applicant will be notified.

Further information:
o See http://www.asu.cas.cz for the list of working groups at the Institute.
o See http://www.euraxess.cz for details about the research employment and work conditions in Czech Republic.
o See https://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living/comparison.jsp to compare cost of living.

Postdoc positions on Gravitational Waves and Black Hole Theory, Leuven, Belgium

The Institute for Theoretical Physics and the Institute of Astronomy at the Department of Physics and Astronomy of KU Leuven, invite applications for several joint postdoctoral positions in the area of gravitational wave physics.

Both Institutes are members of the LISA Science Consortium. Besides staff instrumentalists, the gravity groups include astrophysicists and theorists (G. Nelemans, T. Hertog. T. Van Riet, N. Bobev, A. Van Proeyen), together with a large number of students and postdocs, and they participate in a vibrant and extensive network of collaborations worldwide. The positions are for two, and possibly three years. They form part of the launch of a new Centre for Gravitational Waves at KULeuven funded by the University and by the Belgian Research Council (FWO) that will work at the interface of theoretical high-energy physics, astrophysics and gravitational wave observations.

Prime areas of research interests on gravitational waves in Leuven in the next few years include the theory and modelling of gravitational wave patterns associated with the classical and quantum gravity dynamics of compact systems and their immediate astrophysical environment, and the study of phase transitions in the early universe revealing distinct signatures of the underlying quantum gravity theory. These predictions will also be linked to existing astrophysical data.

Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. The deadline for full consideration is February 1st, 2017.

In order to apply, interested candidates should email as a single pdf file a cover letter and their curriculum vitae, including a research statement and a publication list (preferably with a link to SPIRES), as well as the names of at least three referees who are willing to send a letter of recommendation on your behalf, to Anneleen Marcelis (anneleen.marcelis[AT]kuleuven.be).

Further information about these positions can be obtained from Prof. T. Hertog (thomas.hertog[AT]kuleuven.be) or Prof. G. Nelemans (nelemans[AT]astro.ru.nl).

Prize postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Birmingham

The Institute of Gravitational Wave Astronomy at the University of Birmingham, UK, invites applications for Postdoctoral Prize Fellowships.

The Institute’s Postdoctoral Prize Fellowships provide top-caliber researchers with an opportunity to carry out an independent research programme in any area connected to gravitational wave astronomy in a diverse, dynamic and collaborative group. Areas of particular strength in the group include experimental and theoretical physics with applications to future-generation detector design; data analysis for ground-based, space-borne, and pulsar-timing observatories; and theoretical astrophysics with a focus on gravitational-wave sources at all mass scales.

Applications from top researchers in all areas related to gravitational-wave astronomy, including instrumentation, quantum measurement, data analysis, astrostatistics, astronomical observations, astrophysics theory and general relativity are encouraged. Applications from Ph.D. holders with strong interdisciplinary connections (e.g., to optics, computer science, theoretical physics) or those with backgrounds in adjoint fields are welcome.

The appointment will be for a three-year term starting in 2017. The Prize Fellowship comes with a generous research and travel budget.

For full consideration, candidates must apply online, see http://www.sr.bham.ac.uk/gwgroup/jobs for full details. The deadline for application is 6 January 2017.

For informal enquiries please contact: Prof. Alberto Vecchio (av[at]star.sr.bham.ac.uk), Prof. Andreas Freise (a.freise[at]bham.ac.uk), or Prof. Ilya Mandel (imandel[at]star.sr.bham.ac.uk).

Two postdoctoral positions in gravitational-wave physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Two postdoctoral positions are available in the gravitation and cosmology group at the Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. These two positions are open for candidates who are working in the area of gravitational-wave physics, supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NNSFC).

Excellent applicants with a PhD in theoretical physics or other related fields are welcome to apply for the positions. For application, one should submit:

1) a curriculum vitae including a list of publications;

2) two recommendation letters should be sent directly by the referees;

3) a research plan.

All application materials should be submitted electronically as PDF files to Ms. Yaning Sun at syn[AT]itp.ac.cn.

The deadline of the application is April 15, 2017.

Postdoctoral position in Theoretical Cosmology, Bilbao, Spain

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral position in the area of Theoretical Cosmology beginning in September 2017. The position will be held in the Department of Theoretical Physics at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Bilbao, Spain. The successful candidates are required to hold a PhD at the starting date of the position.

Our group includes Ana Achucarro, Igor Bandos, Jose Juan Blanco-Pillado, Sugumi Kanno, Juan Luis Manes, Eugenio Megias, Jon Urrestilla, Manuel Valle as well as several graduate students. The group also benefits from close ties with other faculty members of the department which includes, Mariam Bouhmadi-Lopez, Inigo Egusquiza, Alexander Feinstein, Jesus Ibanez, Ruth Lazkoz, Jose M. M. Senovilla and Raul Vera.

Our research interests focus on inflationary cosmology, topological defects and other applications to cosmology within field theory as well as String Theory. For more information on the group see (http://tp.lc.ehu.es/earlyuniverse/ ). The appointment will be for two years.

Interested candidates should send a CV, statement of research interests and publication list, and arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be submitted to:

early-universe-cosmo[AT]ehu.es

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of completed applications will begin on January 31st, 2017.

Postdoc in Nottingham, UK

The University of Nottingham invites applications for three Research Associate/Fellows within the Particle Theory group at the School of Physics & Astronomy and the Quantum Gravity group in the School of Mathematical Sciences.

One of the positions is funded by an STFC consolidated grant. The person appointed will be expected to work with members from either of the two groups on aspects of late universe cosmology which can include; dark matter, dark energy, modified gravity, approaches to solving the cosmological constant problem, strong gravity and black holes.

The other two positions are to work with Dr Clare Burrage, and form part of the research project “New Searches for Dark Energy” funded by the Leverhulme Trust. An important aspect of these positions will be proposing and developing new ways to test theories of dark energy and modified gravity against observations from cosmological to subatomic scales. The post holders will also be encouraged to interact with the other members of the two groups.

The Particle Theory group is headed by Ed Copeland, and includes Tasos Avgoustidis, Clare Burrage, Anne Green, Adam Moss, Tony Padilla and Paul Saffin. The Quantum Gravity group is headed by John Barrett, and includes Kirill Krasnov, Jorma Louko, Thomas Sotiriou and Silke Weinfurtner. Members of the groups participate in DES, Planck, Euclid and LISA.

Candidates for all three positions are expected to have, or be working towards, a PhD in theoretical physics or a related field. The STFC position is available from October 2017, and the Leverhulme funded positions are available from March 2017 and will be available for a period of three years.

Interested candidates should submit pdf files of their CV, a list of publications and a research proposal which includes a summary of their research accomplishments through the online application system:

http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/jobs/currentvacancies/ref/SCI432416

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Clare Burrage, tel: 0115 9567903 and Prof Ed Copeland, tel: 0115 9515164 or email clare.burrage[AT]nottingham.ac.uk and ed.copeland[AT]nottingham.ac.uk Please note that applications sent directly to these email addresses will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Three postdoctoral positions in Gravitation, Astrophysics, Cosmology and Fundamental Interactions at CBPF, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

A call is now open for postdoctoral researchers at the Brazilian Center for Physics Research / Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Físicas (CBPF) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio de Janeiro has a dynamic scientific atmosphere, with several research-intensive Universities and independent centres, among which CBPF, which is one of the top research institutions in Physics in South America. In particular, CBPF has recently created a new department of Astrophysics, Cosmology and Fundamental Interactions – COSMO, with 10 faculty members carrying out research comprising (but not limited to) the following areas: gravitational waves; gravitational lensing; theoretical and observational cosmology (dark matter and dark energy, early Universe, quantum cosmology, alternative models); black hole physics; quantum field theory and supersymmetry; nuclear astrophysics.

We particularly encourage candidates with research interests in the above fields to apply for one of the three postdoctoral positions available at COSMO: one “senior” (with a monthly stipend of Brazilian R$5,200 net), for candidates who finished a Ph.D. at least 2 years ago, and two “junior” ones (with a monthly stipend of R$4,160 net). Each position is to start some time between April and May, 2017 and its length is up to 2 years, subject to renewal every 6 months. The selection procedure consists of: (i) an email by February 7, 2017, to the address pci2016[AT]cbpf.br containing a C.V., a letter of support from a CBPF professor as potential advisor and a research project of at most 5 pages, and (ii) a 30-minute presentation of the research project (which can be done by videoconference) some time to be arranged between March 13 and 17, 2017.

For further information, please see:
http://www.cbpf.br/~mcasals/index.html
http://portal.cbpf.br/chamada-publica-pci-2016

Research Associates in Cosmology and in Gravitation at the University of Cambridge, UK

Applications are invited for two Postdoctoral Research Associate positions in the Relativity and Gravitation Group and the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. The successful candidates will work with academic staff (John Barrow, Anthony Challinor, Mihalis Dafermos, Anne Davis, James Fergusson, Gary Gibbons, Stephen Hawking, Harvey Reall, Jorge Santos, Paul Shellard, and Ulrich Sperhake) and research staff (Tobias Baldauf, David Marsh, and Ewald Puchwein) on theoretical and computational projects related to CMB observations and inflation, scalar fields, and black holes and gravitational physics. The specific projects are:

The first position focuses on advancing the confrontation between observational CMB and large-scale structure data and the standard inflationary paradigm. The research programme includes developing robust predictions from inflationary models for the distribution of galaxies through quantitative developments in gravitational perturbation theory, as well as obtaining insights in inflationary theory, in light of observational information about higher-order correlators and tensor modes.

The second post will study black holes and gravitational physics. The purpose is to model the dynamics of astrophysical system containing black holes and neutron stars and their gravitational wave emission in the framework of Einstein’s general relativity and generalizations of the theory.

The positions are expected to be available from 1 April 2017, but the start date is flexible and can be delayed until October 2017. Applicants should have, or be about to obtain, a PhD in a relevant area of theoretical physics, and have an established track record of original research and experience of working in collaboration.

Duties will include developing and conducting individual and collaborative research objectives, proposals and projects. The role holders will be expected to plan and manage their own research and administration, with guidance if required, and to assist in the preparation of proposals and applications to external bodies. The successful candidates must be able to communicate material of a technical nature and be able to build internal and external contacts. They may be asked to assist in the supervision of student projects, the development of student research skills, provide instruction or plan/deliver seminars relating to the research area.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for up to 3 years in the first instance.

Further information about the Relativity and Gravitation Group can be found at http://damtp.cam.ac.uk/research/gr/

Informal enquiries may be made to Paul Shellard (LE10920[AT]maths.cam.ac.uk).

To apply, please go to http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/12331/

Please indicate the contact details of three academic referees on the online application form and upload a full curriculum vitae and a description of your recent research (not to exceed three pages). Please ensure that at least one of your referees is contactable at any time during the selection process, and is made aware that they will be contacted by the Mathematics HR Office Administrator to request that they upload a reference for you to our Web Recruitment System; and please encourage them to do so promptly.

Please quote reference LE10920 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. The Department would particularly welcome applications from women, since women are, and have historically been, underrepresented on our research staff.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Postdoctoral position in Quantum Gravity and Quantum Cosmology, Beijing Normal University

The Center for Relativity and Gravitation at Beijing Normal University has one post-doctoral position opening from September 2017 in the areas of quantum gravity and quantum cosmology. The appointment will be for two years.

The gravity group consists of Sijie Gao, Wenbiao Liu, Hong Lu, Yongge Ma, Hongbao Zhang, Bin Zhou and Jianyang Zhu. In addition, the retired professors Canbin Liang and Zheng Zhao join the academic activities frequently, and Abhay Ashtekar, Jerzy Lewandowski, Carlo Rovelli and Thomas Thiemann hold visiting professorships at the Institute. The areas of research in the group concern loop quantum gravity, black hole physics, general relativity, higher dimensional gravity and cosmology, supergravity, AdS/CFT etc.. For further information on the group, see the webpage:
http://physics.bnu.edu.cn/application/research/gravity/index.html

Interested candidates should send a CV, a publication list and a statement of research proposal and arrange to have two recommendation letters (one from the PhD advisor of the applicant) sent directly to Yongge Ma by:

mayg[AT]bnu.edu.cn, yonggema[AT]yahoo.com

The deadline for receipt of all application material is Feburary 28, 2017.

Postdoctoral position in Relativistic Theoretical Astrophysics at UIB, Spain

The gravity group at the Balearic Islands University (UIB) invites applications for a postdoctoral position in Relativistic Theoretical Astrophysics.

Candidates should have a PhD in astrophysics or physics. Candidates with research experience with simulations in numerical relativity, relativistic hydrodynamics and MHD are particularly encouraged to apply.

The successful applicant will work with the PIs Carlos Palenzuela and Joan Masso, in collaboration with Carles Bona, on different subjects related to the modeling of sources of gravitational waves like neutron stars and black holes. Further faculty members in the UIB gravity include Alicia Sintes, Sasha Husa, Carles Bona-Casas, Joan Stela and Jaume Carot. Additionally, the relativity group will have three postdoctoral researchers and 6 PhD students. The group also has a research programmer.

Nominal starting date of the position is Fall of 2017, but an earlier starting date might be possible. The initial appointment will be for 1 year, with renewal for a second year expected, depending on satisfactory progress. Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, brief description of research interests and achievements, as well as arranging for three letters of recommendation to be sent to Carlos Palenzuela ( carlos.palenzuela[AT]uib.es ). Please address inquiries about the position to the same email.

Review of applications will begin on December 15, but the search will remain open until the position is filled.

Postdoc position in mathematical relativity at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

The School of Mathematical Sciences at Monash University invites applications for a Research Fellow to join a highly motivated team of researchers at the Clayton Campus in Melbourne, Australia. The position is a two year fixed-term appointment with an annual salary range of $81,486 – $87,471(plus 9.5% employer superannuation) and a flexible start date.

This position requires experience in hyperbolic partial differential equations. Familiarity with any of the following is desirable: mathematical relativity, differential geometry, continuum mechanics and fluid dynamics. The appointee will conduct research at the School of Mathematical Sciences, under the guidance of Associate Professor Todd Oliynyk. The research will cover topics related to an Australian Research Council Discovery Project on the mathematical analysis of gravitating relativistic material bodies.

To be considered you will have a PhD in mathematics or a closely related discipline, research expertise in hyperbolic differential equations, proven ability to perform independent research, and the potential to publish in high quality journals. Applicants who expect to submit their thesis within the first half of 2017 will also be considered.

Applications must be submitted online and address the selection criteria outlined in the position description.
http://careersmanager.pageuppeople.com/513/cw/en/job/554896/research-fellow-mathematical-sciences

Max Planck Partner Group postdoctoral positions at IISER-TVM, Trivandrum, India

Max Planck Partner Group on Cosmology and Gravity, IISER-Thiruvananthapuram intends to appoint a postdoctoral position in the areas of early-universe cosmology, classical and quantum gravity. A Ph.D. degree and relevant research experience are required for these posts. The positions can start as early as 15th January 2017.

The post is funded under the Max Planck Partner group on cosmology. Currently, the group has 4 post-doctorate fellows and 4 Ph.D. students. Please see the URL http://faculty.iisertvm.ac.in/~mppg about the group and its activities. The group strongly interacts with the Max Planck Partner Group on Gravitational waves at IISER-TVM. The fellow of this Partner Group will have the opportunity to visit and interact with members of Albert Einstein Institute, Golm.

The position is available for a period of one year. Informal enquiries can be made to S. Shankaranarayanan (shanki[AT]iisertvm.ac.in).

Salary: Rs. 5,18,000 – Rs. 5,76,000 per annum

Deadline: 12 December 2016

To apply please send CV, research statement and have at least two letters of reference sent by email to: shanki[AT]iisertvm.ac.in with the subject “Application for MP-PG positions – Candidate name”.

Postdoc position in gravitational wave physics at Nikhef, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

The gravitational physics group at Nikhef, the National Institute for Subatomic Physics in Amsterdam, invites applications for a postdoctoral research position in gravitational wave data analysis and phenomenology. The gravitational physics group is a member of the Virgo Collaboration. It is led by Prof. dr. J.F.J. van den Brand. Other than staff instrumentalists, the Nikhef group and its collaborators in the Netherlands consists of data analysts (C. Van Den Broeck and H.J. Bulten), astronomers and astrophysicists (J. Kuijpers, G. Nelemans), and theorists (J.W. van Holten and M. Postma), together with a number of students and postdocs. There is also vibrant collaboration with individuals and groups around the world. The Nikhef group itself will expand significantly over the next several years. More information about our activities can be found at http://www.nikhef.nl/en/for-nikhef-users/departments/scientific-departments/gw/.

The successful candidate will participate in the analysis of Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo data, and in the development of new methods for the scientific exploitation of gravitational wave detections, with a focus on the coalescence of compact binary systems composed of neutron stars or black holes. The position is for two, and possibly three years.

For more information and an application form, see https://www.nikhef.nl/jobs/vacatures/. Please be prepared to upload a cover letter, publication list and curriculum vitae including a brief description of your research interest. Also, please have the email addresses of at least three references ready, who are willing to send a letter of recommendation on your behalf. The deadline for full consideration is January 8th, 2017.

Further information can be obtained from Dr. C. Van Den Broeck (vdbroeck[AT]nikhef.nl).

Post-doctoral position in gravitation related theory at the University of Maryland, USA

Opening for a postdoctoral research associate position starting in the Fall of 2017, under supervision of Prof. Ted Jacobson. The position is for one year, with renewal for a second year expected, depending on the continuation of funding and satisfactory progress.

A broad range of potential research areas for this position will be considered, including (but not limited to) quantum gravity and black holes, horizon entropy and entanglement, laboratory analogs of QFT in curved spacetime, astrophysical plasma physics, and axion electrodynamics.

The research associate will be part of the Maryland Center for Fundamental Physics (MCFP, http://mcfp.physics.umd.edu/), and, depending on interests, also with the Joint Space Science Institute (JSI, http://jsi.astro.umd.edu/), which includes members from UMD physics, astronomy, and NASA/Goddard.

Applications should be submitted via Academic Jobs Online, at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8541. Candidates should include a CV, publication list, and statement of research experience, plans, and interests, and arrange for at least three letters of reference to be submitted as well. Maryland is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Post-doctoral and Ph.D. positions in Gravitational Wave Astrophysics at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics, Potsdam, Germany

The Astrophysical and Cosmological Relativity division, led by Dr. Alessandra Buonanno, at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) in Potsdam announces the opening of several postdoc appointments and PhD positions. The postdoc positions will be available at different levels, depending on experience and seniority.

The Astrophysical and Cosmological Relativity division focuses on several aspects of gravitational-wave astronomy, including (i) theoretical gravitational dynamics and radiation (post-Newtonian theory, gravitational self-force approach, perturbation theory and effective-one-body formalism), (ii) numerical simulations of gravitational-wave sources, (iii) source modeling and analysis of data from gravitational-wave detectors, (iv) astrophysics of compact objects and (v) tests of General Relativity. Members of the division have the opportunity to join the LIGO Scientific Collaboration through the group’s membership. They can also be involved in Pulsar-Timing-Array projects and the LISA mission.

The gravitational-wave data-analysis research at the division also includes work on the detection of continuous gravitational-wave signals, led by Dr. Maria Alessandra Papa’s group and located at the AEI campus in Hannover. Postdoctoral candidates and students interested in this research topic are also encouraged to apply.

The Astrophysical and Cosmological Relativity division has high-performance computer clusters to run numerical-relativity simulations, and carry out source modeling and data-analysis studies.

The Astrophysical and Cosmological Relativity division has ties with the Physics Department at the University of Maryland, notably the gravitation theory and experimental groups, the Humboldt University in Berlin, and the University of Potsdam.

Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. The deadline for full consideration for both PhD and postdoctoral positions is January 8th, 2017.

For more information and application forms, please visit: http://www.aei.mpg.de/gwjobs2017

The Max Planck Institute encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.

Postdoctoral position in quantum gravity, Heidelberg, Germany

A postdoctoral position in the area of quantum gravity will be available at the Institute for Theoretical Physics at the University of Heidelberg, starting in the fall of 2017. The successful applicant will become a member of the Emmy Noether junior research group on “The fundamental quantum structure of spacetime and matter”, headed by Dr. A. Eichhorn.
The focus of the position will be on Renormalization Group flows in quantum gravity, including asymptotically safe quantum gravity as well as group field theories/tensor models. Applicants should hold a PhD and have a background in one of these topics.
The position will initially be for two years, with the possibility of an extension by two more years.

Questions on the position should be directed to a.eichhorn[AT]thphys.uni-heidelberg.de.
Applications should be submitted until Dec. 15, 2016 through the general postdoc-search at the Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Heidelberg at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8492

Applicants should include a cover letter with an indication that they are applying for the position in Dr. Eichhorn’s research group, a curriculum vitae, a research proposal, a list of publications and three reference letters (to be submitted by the reference writers.)

Postdoctoral Research position – LIGO

The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) has as its goal the development of gravitational wave physics and astronomy. The LIGO Laboratory is managed by Caltech and MIT, and is funded by the National Science Foundation. It operates observatory sites equipped with laser interferometric detectors at Hanford, Washington and Livingston, Louisiana, which recently made the first confirmed detection of gravitational waves. A vigorous LIGO Laboratory R&D program supports the development of enhancements to the LIGO detector as well as astrophysical data analysis, and development of fu ture detectors and detector technologies.

The LIGO Laboratory anticipates having one or possibly more postdoctoral research positions at one or more of the LIGO sites – Caltech, MIT and at the two LIGO Observatories in Hanford, WA and Livingston, LA – beginning in Fall 2017. Hires will be made based on the availability of funding. Successful applicants will be involved in the operation of LIGO itself, analysis of LIGO data, both for diagnostic purposes and astrophysics searches, and/or the R&D program for future detector improvements. We seek candidates across a broad range of disciplines. Expertise related to astrophysics, modeling, data analysis, electronics, laser and quantum optics, vibration isolation and control systems is desirable. Most importantly, candidates should be broadly trained scientists, willing to learn new experimental and analytical techniques, and ready to share in the excitement of building, operating and observing with a gravitational-wave observatory. Appointments at the post-doctoral level will initially be for one-year with the possibility of renewal for up to two subsequent years. Applications for postdoctoral research position s with LIGO Laboratory should indicate which LIGO site (Caltech, MIT, Hanford, or Livingston) is preferred by the applicant.

Applications should be sent to HR[AT]ligo.caltech.edu (Electronic Portable Document Format (PDF) submittals are preferred). Caltech and MIT are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers. Women, minorities, veterans, and disabled persons are encouraged to apply. Applications should include curriculum vitae, list of publications (with refereed articles noted), and the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers of three or more references. Please attach a cover letter describing past experience and current and future research interests. Applicants should request that three or more letters of recommendations be sent directly to HR[AT]ligo.caltech.edu (Electronic Portable Document Format (PDF) submittals are preferred). Consideration of applications will begin December 15, 2016 and will continue until all positions have been filled.

Postdoctoral positions in astronomy, astrophysics and gravitation at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, WI, USA

The Leonard E. Parker Center for Gravitation, Cosmology, and Astrophysics (CGCA) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) invites applications for several postdoctoral research positions. The initial appointments are for one year, with renewal for a second (and, in most cases, a third) year contingent on continued funding and satisfactory performance.

The CGCA at UWM has active research efforts in gravity, cosmology, astronomy, and astrophysics. The CGCA also hosts the NANOGrav Physics Frontiers Center. The core group is comprised of 7 faculty (Brady, Chang, Creighton, Erb, Kaplan, Siemens and Wiseman), 8 scientists, 9 postdocs, and 14 graduate students. Profs. Allen and Papa (now at the Albert Einstein Institute, AEI) maintain partial adjunct appointments at UWM, and emeritus faculty Friedman and Parker participate broadly in the academic life of the Center.

We are recruiting postdoctoral research associates across gravity, cosmology, astronomy and astrophysics to enhance the existing team and to strengthen our efforts in multi-messenger observations/theory. Applicants with backgrounds in gravitational-wave physics, astronomy/astrophysics, theoretical and/or numerical relativity, or cosmology are encouraged to apply. The positions include competitive salary and excellent fringe benefits.

Applicants should send a C.V., publication list, and a brief statement of their research interests by email to cgca-postdoc-applications[AR]uwm.edu

Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent by e-mail to the above address. Review of applications will begin on February 1st, 2017. Questions should also be sent to the above address.

The University of Wisconsin – ­Milwaukee is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

Postdoctoral position in gravitational wave physics at UIB, Spain

Research in the gravity group at the Balearic Islands University (UIB) spans a wide range of topics from gravitational wave data analysis and numerical relativity to mathematical relativity.

For this call we are seeking applications for a postdoctoral position to work with PIs Alicia Sintes and Sascha Husa in the areas of gravitational wave physics, including data analysis, modelling of gravitational-wave sources, numerical relativity, and related topics in astrophysics, cosmology and fundamental physics. The successful
candidate will also be expected to strengthen our involvement in the LIGO Scientific Collaboration. Our LIGO group also includes postdoctoral researcher Geraint Pratten, 5 PhD students, several master and undergraduate students, and we expect to be joined by another postdoc in early 2017.

Further faculty members in the UIB gravity include Carles Bona, Jaume Carot, Joan Massó and Carlos Palenzuela.

Please address enquiries about the open positions to Alicia Sintes
(alicia.sintes[AT]uib.es) and Sascha Husa (sascha.husa[AT]uib.es).

Nominal starting date of the position is in the fall of 2017, but an earlier starting date is possible. Initial appointment will be for 1 year, with renewal for a second year expected, depending on satisfactory progress. Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, brief description of research interests and achievements, as well as arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to gravity.uib.contact[AT]gmail.com.

Review of applications for the two funded positions will begin on December 1, and applications will be considered until the position is filled.

ICTS-Simons postdoctoral fellowship, Bangalore, India

The International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS), Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) invites applications for the ICTS-Simons postdoctoral Fellowship Program. This program, funded by a targeted grant to ICTS by the Simons Foundation, is aimed at attracting world-leading young researchers to ICTS as postdoctoral fellows. ICTS provides a stimulating intellectual atmosphere and state-of-the-art facilities for academic research. In addition to the vibrant in-house research program, fellows will also have opportunity to interact with leading scientists from all over the world through collaborative visits, workshops and conferences, funded by the program.

ELIGIBILITY:
Applications are invited from highly qualified young scientists with proven track record. Candidates must have a PhD degree in physics, mathematics, astronomy, theoretical physical chemistry, theoretical physical biology and related fields.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:
The salary will Rs. 60,000 per month and the fellows can also opt for free Institute accommodation or a house rent allowance of Rs. 15,000 per month. In addition, Fellows receive health insurance, travel support up to Rs. 200,000 per year and a research grant of Rs. 200,000 per year for computing services, publications, relocation, and other direct costs. Fellows will also have the opportunity to apply for additional travel and research grants offered by the national funding agencies. The initial appointment will be for two years, with possibility of extension up to a third year. Renewal for the third year will depend on a comprehensive review of the scientific activity of the Fellow.

ABOUT ICTS:
ICTS is a new initiative in Indian science with a mandate to foster excellence in the basic sciences through its programs and to be a node for scientific information and values. Apart from hosting a large number of visitor-driven academic programs, ICTS runs world-class in-house research programs in three broad areas: spacetime physics, complex systems and mathematics (https://www.icts.res.in/research). ICTS hosts strong visitors and associates programs, a highly competitive graduate school as well as a devoted postdoctoral program that forms an integral part of the in-house research. A state-of-the-art residential campus is ready to provide vibrant academic environment. Located in Bangalore, the garden city of India, with pleasant and moderate climate, ICTS maintains close ties with the world-class scholastic ambience of the city.

The ICTS Astrophysical Relativity group (https://www.icts.res.in/research/astrorel) includes Parameswaran Ajith (faculty), Bala Iyer (Simons visiting professor), Nathan K Johnson-McDaniel, Arunava Mukherjee, Sumit Kumar, Haris M K (postdocs), Abhirup Ghosh, Ajit Kumar Mehta (graduate students) and several visiting undergraduate students. K. G. Arun, Sascha Husa, Mark Hannam, Badri Krishnan and Tarun Souradeep are visiting associates. The group’s research interest include gravitational-wave source modeling, data analysis including parameter estimation, tests of general relativity using gravitational-wave observations and astrophysics. The group is an active member group in the LIGO Scientific Collaboration and the IndIGO consortium. The group hosts a 1000 core LIGO Tier-3 grid computing cluster and has access to other high-performance facilities at ICTS. We organize several ICTS programs every year, including the annual ICTS summer schools on gravitational wave astronomy.

HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates should apply online with their curriculum vitae, list of publications, a research proposal (not more than two pages) and a covering letter. Three recommendation letters also have to be uploaded online by the referees.

The deadline is December 2, 2016, but applications will be considered until the positions are filled. The nominal starting date of September 1, 2017 is negotiable. Informal queries may be directly addressed to the ICTS faculty members.

Postdoc position in mathematical or numerical general relativity at the University of Vienna, Austria

The Gravitational Physics group of the Department of Physics of University of Vienna (see http://gravity.univie.ac.at/) is seeking to fill a post-doctoral position (Universitaetsassistent/in) in the field of mathematical general relativity and/or numerical general relativity; in the latter case candidates with strong interest in rigorous aspects of numerical analysis will be sought. The appointment will be up to four years, according to previous experience, without a possibility of extension. The employment will start on January 1, 2017, possibly a few months later if more convenient for the successful candidate. The list of members of the group at the start of the appointment, including scientifically active retired members, will include Peter Aichelburg, Robert Beig, Piotr Chrusciel, David Fajman, Jeremie Joudioux, and Walter Simon. The gross salary is about EUR 3590 Euro fourteen times a year. The yearly teaching load averaged over two semesters is four hours/week, in English or in German. The candidate will not be asked to teach for more than six hours a week in any given semester in any case. Applications done online before 1.XII, 2016 at URL http://jobcenter.univie.ac.at/ position numbered “Kennzahl 7063” (follow the link to the online advertisements; the application page will become active on November 1, 2016) will receive full attention. The candidates should arrange to have three letters of recommendation to be sent before December 1, 2016, to Mrs Karin Picek, Mathematical Physics, Faculty of Physics, Boltzmanngasse 5/5/3521, A-1090 Vienna, Austria. Further enquiries can be directed to karin.picek[AT]univie.ac.at

Postdoc oppotunities in General Relativity, Dublin City University, Ireland

The Irish Research Council Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme is a competitive scheme funding 2-year research fellowships across all disciplines. The Relativity Group in Dublin City University (Abraham Harte and Brien Nolan) invites expressions of interest from potential applicants working in classical General Relativity (self-force/problem of motion, mathematical relativity, wave propagation in curved spacetimes, exact solutions). As the deadline for submission is November 30th, those interested should make contact as soon as possible by email, including a short cv and brief statement of research interests.

Abraham Harte (abraham.harte[AT]aei.mpg.de) [at DCU from 1/1/17]
Brien Nolan (brien.nolan[AT]dcu.ie)

For Terms and Conditions of the fellowship, see link above under ‘more info’.

Postdoctoral Research Assistant in general relativity and AdS/CFT, Queen Mary University, London

About us
Queen Mary is one of London and the UK’s leading research-focused universities. With over 20,000 students, it is amongst the largest of the colleges of the University of London. Queen Mary’s 4,000 staff teach and research across a wide range of subjects in Science and Engineering, the Humanities, Social Sciences and Laws, and Medicine and Dentistry.

The School of Mathematical Science has an exceptionally strong research presence across the spectrum of areas within Pure and Applied Mathematics, and is currently organised into seven research groups, namely: Algebra, Combinatorics, Complex Systems and Networks, Dynamical Systems and Statistical Physics, Geometry and Analysis, Probability and Applications, Statistics and Data Analysis. The School also has large and popular undergraduate and graduate programmes.

About the role
We are looking to appoint a Post-Doctoral Research associate to work in the area of general relativity and AdS/CFT within the General Relativity group, which is part of the Geometry and Analysis Research Group at the School of Mathematical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London. A strong background in numerical general relativity would be an advantage. The research activity of the successful candidate will focus on the study of the dynamics of black holes in higher dimensions and in anti-de Sitter spaces, with an emphasis on applications to holography in a broad sense. The group has strong links with the String Theory group at Queen Mary University of London and other research institutions in the area such as Imperial College London, King’s College London and Cambridge.

Duties include developing and conducting individual and collaborative research objectives, proposals and projects. The role holder will be expected to plan and manage their own research and administration, with guidance if required, and to assist in the preparation of proposals and applications to external bodies. The successful candidate must be able to communicate material of a technical nature and be able to build internal and external contacts. Optionally, the holder may want to consider the possibility of getting involved in some sort of teaching/supervision activities.

The School and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science
The School holds a departmental Bronze Athena SWAN Award and is a registered supporter of the LMS Good Practice scheme. We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for child-care support for the attendance of conferences. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN and the LMS Good Practice principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

Pay and Benefits
The post is a full time, fixed term appointment for 2 years, with an expected start date of 1st September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. The starting salary will be 32,405 – 40,182 GBP per annum depending on experience, inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan, and excellent travel and computing resources.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Pau Figueras at p.figueras[AT]qmul.ac.uk

Details about the school can be found at www.maths.qmul.ac.uk.

To apply, please visit the Human Resources website on www.jobs.qmul.ac.uk and search for reference QMUL9952.

The closing date for applications is Monday the 12th of December 2016. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

Valuing Diversity and Committed to Equality

Beecroft Fellowship in Cosmology and Gravitational Physics, Oxford, UK

We are inviting applications for a Beecroft Fellowship for 2+1 years at Oxford in Cosmology and Gravitational Physics.

Our theoretical cosmology programme at Oxford includes large-scale structure, weak lensing, galaxy formation, galaxy evolution, cosmic background radiation anisotropy, intensity mapping, early universe physics, dark matter, dark energy, relativistic cosmology and modified gravity. Our group is heavily involved in existing surveys and is playing an integral part in Euclid, SKA and LSST. There is also expertise and interest in black hole physics, compact objects (observational and theoretical), the early universe and galactic dynamics.

The postholder(s) would contribute to theoretical, phenomenological and/or numerical research in one or more of these areas, interacting with Erminia Calabrese, Julien Devriendt, Pedro Ferreira, Lance Miller and Adrianne Slyz.

Three Fellowships in Cosmology and Gravitational Physics, Oxford, UK

We are inviting applications for three positions of 2+1 years at Oxford in Cosmology and Gravitational Physics. These are funded by Pedro Ferreira’s ERC grant on cosmological gravity.

Our theoretical cosmology programme at Oxford includes large-scale structure, weak lensing, galaxy formation, galaxy evolution, cosmic background radiation anisotropy, intensity mapping, early universe physics, dark matter, dark energy, relativistic cosmology and modified gravity. Our group is heavily involved in existing surveys and is playing an integral part in Euclid, SKA and LSST. There is also expertise and interest in black hole physics, compact objects (observational and theoretical), the early universe and galactic dynamics.

The postholder(s) would contribute to theoretical, phenomenological and/or numerical research in one or more of these areas, interacting with Erminia Calabrese, Julien Devriendt, Pedro Ferreira, Lance Miller and Adrianne Slyz.

Post-Doctoral Scholar Position in Gravitational-Wave Physics, Penn State

The Department of Physics at The Pennsylvania State University is seeking one or more postdoctoral scholars in gravitational-wave physics. The Penn State LIGO Scientific Collaboration group consists of faculty members Chad Hanna and B.S. Sathyaprakash, a computational scientist, two postdoctoral fellows, and two students. The successful applicants are expected to contribute significantly to searches for compact binary mergers, exploiting gravitational wave observations to test strong field dynamics in general relativity and its alternatives, assessing astrophysical models of compact binaries, and measuring cosmological parameters. The successful candidates will be part of the LIGO scientific Collaboration and contribute to the analysis of LIGO and Virgo data and to the publication of search results.

These positions require a Ph.D. in physics, astronomy or a closely related field. Applications must be submitted electronically at https://psu.jobs/job/67225 before December 15, 2016 and include a cover letter and CV. Applicants should arrange for three recommendation letters to be submitted to institute[AT]gravity.psu.edu also before December 15, 2016 indicating the appropriate job number in the subject line. Candidates may be expected to start as soon as possible, though flexible start dates will also be considered. For more information, please visit http://gravity.psu.edu. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with possibility of re-funding on a yearly basis.

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Job URL: https://psu.jobs/job/67225

Postdoctoral position at the University of Chicago

The University of Chicago invites applications for Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics Postdoctoral Scholars and Enrico Fermi/Robert McCormick Postdoctoral Scholars. Topics of interest include gravitational-wave research. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to work with the UChicago LIGO group on parameter estimation, astrophysical rates and distributions, population synthesis, multi-messenger astronomy and EM follow-up, standard sirens, and broadly related topics. Please contact Daniel Holz with any questions.

Relevant links:
http://kicp-fellowship.uchicago.edu/
http://fermi-mccormick-fellow.uchicago.edu/