UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ
POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR – EMPLOYEE
Postion #: PS-IMPS
The Inter Stellar+Galactic Medium Program of Studies (IMPS) at the University of California, Santa Cruz invites applications for one or more Postdoctoral Scholar – Employee positions. The program combines observational, numerical, and analytical studies of the I(S+G)M and of galaxy and star formation, and includes faculty Aguirre, Krumholz, Mathews, Madau, and Prochaska. Group members have access to the Keck and Lick Observatories and the Pleiades super computer at UCSC. Observers and theorists (who will also be members of TASC; http://www.tasc.ucsc.edu/) interested in I(S+G)M research, galaxy/IGM interactions, and star formation are encouraged to apply. Details on the program can be found at http://imps.ucolick.org. Candidates should have research experience in the fields of the interstellar or intergalactic medium, galaxy formation, chemical enrichment, or star formation. Candidates should also have experience with proposal writing, have a strong publication record, and possess the ability to work independently.
RANK: Postdoctoral Scholar – Employee
SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. or equivalent in Astronomy or Physics, relevant refereed publications, and research experience in the field of the interstellar or intergalactic medium. Must be able to work independently yet collegially in a team environment.
TERM OF APPOINTMENT: This appointment is intended for one year, with the possibility of extension up to three years, with annual reappointment contingent upon positive performance review and availability of funding.
START DATE: October 2013
TO APPLY: Applicants should send curriculum vitae with list of publications, two-page summary of relevant experience and plans, and the names of at least three professional referees (with mailing and email addresses) who have been asked by the applicant to submit letters of recommendation. We strongly encourage electronic submission of materials. Inquiries, applications and letters may be sent to email@example.com.
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CLOSING DATE: Position is open until filled. Initial consideration of applications will begin on December 15, 2012. Full consideration will be given to applications received by that date.
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