The Small Bodies Group in the Department of Astronomy at the University of Maryland invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work with Dr. Tony Farnham and Dr. Jessica Sunshine to develop and apply models to simulate sublimation processes on Solar System bodies. Of particular interest are bodies with microgravity environments.

Those interested in applying should send a CV, a short statement (no more than 2 pages) of research goals and their experience with computer simulations and small body studies, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent electronically to: Tony Farnham ( and Jessica Sunshine ( The position will remain open until filled.

This appointment will be for two years with a possible third year extension based on performance and funding availability. Requests for additional information should be sent to