Applications are solicited for the Bart J. Bok Fellowship in Astronomy and Astrophysics at Steward Observatory, University of Arizona. This Fellowship provides an opportunity for an exceptionally talented recent Ph.D. recipient to pursue a program of research in any area of theoretical or observational astronomy or astrophysics. The full facilities of the Observatory are available to the Fellow, who is encouraged to pursue both independent research and collaborative work with Observatory staff members.
The Bok Fellow will receive an annual stipend of $60,000 per year. In addition, a research fund is available to further the scientific program of the Fellow. This 3-year fellowship commences in fall 2013.
Candidates must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. in Astronomy or a related field before the starting date of the Fellowship.
A complete application requires the following:
1) electronic submission (in a single PDF file) of CV, bibliography, description of current and proposed research (5-page limit for research statement), and names of three references to the Bok Fellowship Committee at: firstname.lastname@example.org
2) letters of reference sent electronically in PDF format from three persons familiar with the applicant’s ability and potential to: email@example.com
3) in addition, online submission (required fields only) for job #50976 at the University of Arizona human resources website: http://www.hr.arizona.edu
Review of applications will begin on Monday, December 3, 2012.
Additional information about Steward Observatory, its facilities, and a list of the previous Bok Fellows is available on its homepage: http://www.as.arizona.edu.
Applicants will be considered without regard to U.S. citizenship or national origin. The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA employer. M/W/D/V.