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Postdoc position Computational Relativistic Astrophysics PennState

Sep 10, 2021

The Department of Physics at The Pennsylvania State University is seeking to fill one Postdoctoral Scholar position in computational relativistic astrophysics.

The successful candidate will collaborate with David Radice to develop numerical relativity techniques and perform simulations of black hole binaries targeted for the upcoming LISA space mission. Additionally, there will be ample opportunity to collaborate with other members of the Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos, which includes, among others, Abhay Ashtekar, Eugenio Bianchi, Martin Bojowald, Chad Hanna, Sarah Shandera, and B.S. Sathyaprakash. This position requires a Ph.D. in mathematics, physics, astronomy, or a closely related field.  

Applications must be submitted electronically and include a cover letter, a CV, and a statement of research interests. Applicants should arrange for three recommendation letters to be submitted to dur566(at) indicating the appropriate job number in the subject line. Applications received before December 1, 2021 will be given full consideration. The expected start date is September 1, 2022, although alternative start dates will also be considered. For more information, please visit This is a limite-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.

Questions can be directed to Dr. David Radice (dur566(at)

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