Research Associate

Posting Date: September 5, 2023 

Area of Research:  Any field of theoretical astrophysics

CITA offers a select number of Research Associates of 3-5 years duration. Funds will be available for travel and other research expenses.

Fellows are expected to carry out original research in theoretical astrophysics under the general supervision of the permanent faculty whose interests include: early universe, physical cosmology, interstellar matter, FRB’s/pulsar scintillometry and compact objects, galaxy, star and planet formation, solar physics, high energy astrophysics and gravitational waves.

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 6, 2023.

Only electronic submissions will be accepted.

Please contact for inquiries.

Supervisor:  Faculty members of CITA

Expected start date: September 1, 2024

Term:  3-5 years


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