Particle Astrophysics on AMON (68354)

Penn State U., University Park, IGC

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Application deadline:
Contact: Doug Cowen (
Job category: Postdoc/Fellowship
Research field:
Astrophysics, General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology, High Energy Physics - Experiment
More information:
ID: 3005


Penn State’s Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos is seeking a Postdoctoral Scholar to contribute to the exploitation and continued development of the Astrophysical Multimessenger Observatory Network (AMON). AMON has been constructed as a central hub for the real-time analysis of transient astrophysical events, searching for coincidences between two or more signals of high-energy gamma rays, neutrinos, cosmic rays, and in the near future, gravitational waves.
The individual will work closely with participating observatories and will play a leading role in the growing field of multimessenger astrophysics. The candidate must have a PhD in physics or astronomy. Preference will be given to individuals with experience in gamma ray or particle astrophysics, gravitational wave detection, or transient astronomy. A strong background in computing is required, with a strong knowledge of Python especially helpful.
Applications must be submitted electronically at and include a CV, cover letter, and statement of research. Applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted to Ms. Randi Neshteruk at For more information please see the AMON homepage at and the IGC homepage at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
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