Postdoctoral Fellowships


Posting Date: September 15, 2017

Area of Research:  Any field of theoretical astrophysics

Description of duties:  Fellows are expected to carry out original research in theoretical astrophysics under the general supervision of the permanent faculty whose interests include: cosmology, interstellar matter, galaxy, star and planet formation, solar physics, high energy astrophysics, numerical relativity and gravitational waves.

Salary:  $63,000

Please note that should the minimum rates stipulated in the collective agreement be higher than rates stated in this posting, the minimum rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.

Required qualifications:  Recent PhD in any field relevant to theoretical astrophysics

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and arrange for three letters of recommendation. Apply online at by November 15, 2017. Only electronic submissions will be accepted.

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Closing date:  November 15, 2017
Supervisor:  Faculty members of CITA
Expected start date:  September 1, 2018
Term:  3 years
FTE:  100%

Employment as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto is covered by the terms of the CUPE 3902 Unit 5 Collective Agreement.

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 5 Collective Agreement.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.