Postdoctoral Fellowships

Posting Date: September 15, 2018

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 https://icat.cita.utoronto.ca/pdf/ by November 10, 2018. Only electronic submissions will be accepted.

Please contact office@cita.utoronto.ca for enquiries.

Closing date:  November 10, 2018

Supervisor:  Faculty members of CITA

Expected start date:  September 1, 2019

Term:  3 years

FTE:  100%

The normal hours of work are 40 hours per week for a full-time postdoctoral fellow (pro-rated for those holding a partial appointment) recognizing that the needs of the employee’s research and training and the needs of the supervisor’s research program may require flexibility in the performance of the employee’s duties and hours of work.

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.