Research Fellow, Theoretical Astrophysics



Job No.: 599943 Location: Clayton campus Employment Type: Full-time Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment Remuneration: $68,040 - $92,343 pa Level A (plus 17% employer superannuation) Rewarding Postdoctoral Research position in theoretical astrophysics Innovative and creative research environment Perform world-class research at Monash University, one of Australia’s top research universities Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you the space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions.

You’ll have access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities, opportunities to collaborate internationally, as well as the grants you’ll need to publish your work. We’re a university full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers. The Opportunity We are seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the area of theoretical astrophysics.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the group’s research, which covers a variety of areas including: Gravitational-wave astrophysics and the astrophysical interpretation of exciting new data on binary neutron star and black hole mergers Modelling massive stellar and binary evolution The interpretation of high-energy astrophysical transients, including tidal disruption events and gamma-ray bursts Stellar dynamics Astrostatistics The successful applicant must hold a PhD in astrophysics, or a closely related field. Equity and Diversity Monash University strongly advocates diversity, equality, fairness and openness . We fully support the gender equity principles of the Athena SWAN Charter and invite you to join us in celebrating women in STEMM .

The School of Physics and Astronomy is strongly committed to improving the diversity of our staff and students. In 2015 the School received a Bronze Pleiades Award – Recognising Commitment to Advancing Women in Astronomy . Benefits: You will be able to take advantage of Monash Sports and Aquatics facility, salary packaging and facilities such as childcare and support facilities for parents at work.

We also have an extensive staff development scheme to enhance your research career within the university. This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated. Want to Apply? Applicants should arrange for the three reference letters to be sent directly to ilya. no later than 30 th of November 2019. Your application should contain: CV with publication list Cover letter Statement of research interests (up to 3 pages) At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation.

This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check. Enquiries Professor Ilya Mandel, Ilya.Mandelmonash.

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18 Nov 2019


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