Research Associate in General Relativity

Job Summary

Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Cornell University
Cornell Center for Astrophysics and Planetary Science
Number of Positions Available
Work Arrangement

Job Description

Postdoctoral Associate- Cornell University- Cornell Center for  Astrophysics and Planetary Science

Cornell University expects to have an opening for a Postdoctoral Associate in numerical relativity starting in September, 2022. Theposition requires a Ph.D. and experience in numerical relativity or computational physics.  The position is for one year, with subsequent renewals depending on performance and the availability of funds.

The Cornell Relativity Group consists of Saul Teukolsky and Eanna Flanagan, senior research associate Larry Kidder and research associates Mike Boyle, Matt Giesler, and Will Throwe.
There will also be opportunities to interact with the Theoretical  Astrophysics Group, including Rachel Bean,David Chernoff, Dong Lai,  and Ira Wasserman.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV (including list of publications) and a brief (1-3 pages) description of research interests, and should arrange three letters of reference to be
submitted through Academic Jobs Online at All materials should be received by November 30, 2021.

Diversity and inclusion have been and continue to be a part of our heritage. Cornell University is a recognized EEO/AA employer and educator.

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation Range
$60,000USD to $0USD
Included Benefits

Cornell takes pride in offering generous benefits to support and enhance your health, wealth and wellness.   The booklets below provide an overview of benefits available to faculty and staff. Please note that eligibility for the benefits described here depends on the type of job you hold.


Compensation Notes

Compensation based on experience and equity

Application Details

Publication Start Date
2021 Oct 01
Application Deadline
2021 Nov 30
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