Computational Astrophysics Postdoc

Job Summary

Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Number of Positions Available
Work Arrangement

Job Description

We Are Delivering Scientific Excellence

The Center for Theoretical Astrophysics (CTA) at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is seeking exceptional candidates for multiple postdoctoral positions in computational astrophysics. With a diverse group of over 50 staff, students, and postdocs from across LANL organizations, the CTA encourages cross-disciplinary collaboration across a wide variety of astrophysical topics, and provides a broad expertise and a strongly supportive community. Research areas include supernovae and kilonovae explosion mechanisms and transients, stellar evolution, gamma-ray bursts, accretion, and cosmology. The CTA works with LANL and external collaborators to tie these simulations with ground and satellite-based missions including HAWC, NuSTAR, Swift, LIGO, HET, Raptor, and ZTF. We are also involved in a number of new satellite proposals.

Salary and benefits are highly competitive, with a minimum starting salary of $79,500. Qualified applicants will also be considered for a number of prestigious fellowships. A PhD awarded within the last five years is required.

For more details and to apply, visit and search IRC89625. Inquiries should be sent to [email protected].

For full consideration all application materials should be submitted by October 27th.

Los Alamos National Laboratory is an EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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Center for Theoretical Astrophysics

LANL Postdoc Program



Application Details

Publication Start Date
2021 Sep 16
Application Deadline
2021 Oct 27