Nevada Center for Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowship

Job Summary

Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Number of Positions Available
Work Arrangement

Job Description

The Nevada Center for Astrophysics (NCfA) within the Department of Physics and Astronomy at University of Nevada, Las Vegas will support one prize postdoctoral scholar position with a research focus on multi-messenger time-domain astrophysics. The scholar will carry out independent research, and is encouraged to collaborate with the NCfA faculty members as well as current NCfA fellows. Applicants for other research directions will be considered for grant-supported postdoctoral positions with NCfA faculty members.

The candidate must have a PhD in physics or astronomy and will have a track record of publishing in the related research fields. The scholar is expected to carry out original research work, publish regularly in refereed professional journals and to help with writing grant proposals.


Submit a letter of interest, a research proposal, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. References will not be contacted until the search chair notifies you in advance. Application materials must include a 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae and publication list, 3) past and proposed research (four-page limit).

Materials should be addressed to Dr. Carl-Johan Haster, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or [email protected]. Three recommendation letters should be sent directly to [email protected] with the subject “AstroPostdocSearch_ApplicantLastName_RecommenderLastName”. For questions regarding the position, please send them to [email protected].

Materials will be reviewed as they come in and the committee will meet and discuss after January 8, 2024. 

Compensation and Benefits

Included Benefits

Details about the benefits for Postdoctoral Scholars at UNLV can be found here.

Application Details

Publication Start Date
2023 Nov 04
Application Deadline
2024 Jan 08
Reference Code


Carl-Johan Haster