The Particle, Nuclear, Astro, and Cosmology Theory Group (T-2) at Los Alamos National Laboratory is seeking candidates for a Distinguished Postdoctoral Appointment in astrophysics, cosmology, and particle astrophysics. Our research covers a wide range of interests, including theories of the early Universe and their connection to particle physics, the cosmic microwave background, the formation and evolution of large-scale structure, galaxy formation and feedback, dark matter and dark energy, gravitational lensing and gravitational waves, black holes, neutrino astrophysics, plasma astrophysics, magnetohydrodynamics, cosmic rays, and large-scale computational astrophysics and cosmology. Los Alamos researchers on these topics include Vincenzo Cirigliano, Stirling Colgate, Art Cox, Alex Friedland, Michael Graesser, Daniel Holz, Gerard Jungman, Hui Li, Emil Mottola, Sanjay Reddy, and Michael Warren, as well as 15 postdocs.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent by December 1, 2010.  Applications can be sent electronically (in PDF or postscript) to:, or by mail to: Daniel Holz, Theoretical Division MS-B227, LANL, Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA. Outstanding candidates will be considered for J. Robert Oppenheimer and Richard P. Feynman Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow appointments. Information about the LANL postdoc program, including salary and benefits, can be found here. Please direct inquiries to Daniel Holz.


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