Community:Email 20bmay11

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From: Anatoly V. Streltsov <anatoly.v.streltsov at dartmouth.edu>.

JOB OPENING: PostDoc in Computational Space Physics, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. - Hiring date is August 16, 2011.

Postdoctoral Position. A Postdoctoral Associate position in Computational Space Plasma Physics is available at Physical Sciences Department, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Florida. A completed Ph.D. in Physics, Mathematics, or Electrical Engineering is required. Research responsibilities will include development numerical algorithms for partial differential equations describing propagation of electromagnetic waves in strongly inhomogeneous space plasma and simulations of wave-wave and wave-particle interactions in the magnetosphere and the ionosphere. Candidate for the position should demonstrate good knowledge of modern numerical methods, high-performance computing (including parallelization) and visualization of scientific results. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. The hiring date is August 16, 2011. The initial appointment will be for 2 years with a potential extension to 3rd year, depending on the performance and funds available. The salary will be in the range of $50K per year. Interested applicant should e-mail CV with contact information for 3 referees to Prof. Anatoly V. Streltsov (streltsov@dartmouth.edu).