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Post-Doc/Visiting Scientist - Physics - 517884

Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States

 

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Post-Doc/Visiting Scientist - Physics - 517884

  • Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
  • Arts and Sciences
  • Research/Scientific
  • Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
  • Closing at: Feb 20 2023 at 22:55 CST

Pay Grade/Pay Range:  Non Classified - Grade NA


Department/Organization: 204461 - Physics


Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm


Note to Applicants: Please attach your (1) Curriculum Vitae, (2) Research Statement no longer than four pages, and (3) the names and contact information of three professional references to the application under the appropriate document tabs.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with priority consideration given to those applications received by January 1, 2023.


Job Summary:  Under the direction of a senior faculty member who serves as a mentor for the postdoctoral appointee, The Postdoctoral Fellow provides for an internship and continuation of scholarly activity and research after achieving the Ph.D. or other doctoral degree.


Additional Department Summary: The successful candidate will work with Dr. Chao-Chin Yang in astrophysical research. Specifically, the candidate will conduct computer simulations and/or theoretical analyses to investigate dynamical processes in protoplanetary disks around a young star as well as the implications of these processes to planet formation, observations of protoplanetary disks, and the Solar System.


Required Department Minimum Qualifications: The applicants should have obtained a Ph.D. in astronomy, planetary sciences, or a closely related field by the date of hire.


Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with research experiences in protoplanetary disks, planet formation, and/or theoretical/computational astrophysics are encouraged to apply.


Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.


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The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.

 

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