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Competition for postdoctoral position in computational astrophysics

Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center (NCAC) of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw announces competition for a 26-month postdoctoral position to participate in the SONATA BIS project „Kinetic simulations of instabilities in relativistic plasma” (2015/18/E/ST9/00580) financed by the Polish National Science Centre and led by Dr Krzysztof Nalewajko. More information on the project can be found at http://users.camk.edu.pl/knalew/. The suggested starting date is October 2017.

The scholarship is available for holders of a Ph.D. degree in the fields of astrophysics, astronomy or physics (or candidates that expect to obtain the degree before the start of their position). Knowledge of numerical methods, high-energy astrophysics or plasma physics will be preferred.

Candidates should submit an application including CV, list of publications, statement of research interests and future plans (2 pages), a copy of the Ph.D. diploma, and two recommendation letters.

Applications should be sent in the PDF format at knalew@camk.edu.pl; any questions about the competition can also be sent there. Preference will be given to applications submitted before March 10th, 2017, subsequent applications will be considered until the position is filled.