Postdoctoral Fellowships in Theoretical Astrophysics at CITA

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Location:  Toronto, ON, Canada

CITA is a national centre for theoretical astrophysics located at the University of Toronto. The Institute expects to offer several postdoctoral fellowships of two to three years. The starting date will be 1 September, 2010. Funds will be available for travel and other research expenses. 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, relativistic astrophysics, star and planet formation, galaxy formation, high energy astrophysics, gravitation and numerical relativity.

We would prefer electronic submissions. Please check under “Working at CITA” for instructions. Applicants unable to do this should send curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation sent to: Prof. N. Murray, Director, CITA, McLennan Labs, 60 St. George St., Toronto, Ontario Canada, M5S 3H8. THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS AND ALL LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION IS NOVEMBER 15, 2009.

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.