UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA OBSERVATORIES
Postdoctoral Scholar - Employee
The University of California Observatories invites applications for one Postdoctoral Scholar - Employee position. The appointee will work with Professor Jean Brodie and the SAGES group on Extragalactic Globular Clusters, their fundamental characteristics (mass-to-light-ratios, stellar populations, etc.), and their role as tracers of galaxy formation in a cosmological context. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in optical/near IR imaging and spectroscopy and research experience in the field of extragalactic star clusters and/or galaxy formation. Time will be available for independent research.
RANK: Postdoctoral Scholar - Employee
SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. or equivalent in Astronomy or Physics. Observing experience, solid publication record and the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
POSITION AVAILABLE: June 1, 2013 (negotiable)
TERM OF APPOINTMENT: Initial appointment is for one year, but is intended to be available for up to three years, with reappointment reviewed annually. Should hiring unit propose reappointment, a review to assess performance will be conducted. In addition, reappointment is contingent upon availability of funding. For appointments within the University of California, the total duration of an individual’s postdoctoral service may not exceed five years, including Postdoctoral service at other institutions. Under certain circumstances, a sixth year may be considered.
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*. Electronic submission is encouraged. Inquiries, applications, and letters should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please refer to position #PS-SAGES13 in all correspondence.
Alternate mailing address:
Postdoctoral Scholar – Employee Recruitment
University of California
UC Observatories (Human Resources)
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064
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CLOSING DATE: Position is open until filled. Initial consideration of applications will begin on January 31, 2013. Full consideration will be given to applications received by that date.
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