Position: Postdoctoral position in the field of Planet Formation, Institution: University of Arizona, Attn: Dr. I. Pascucci, Assistant Professor, University of Arizona, Lunar & Planetary Lab., 1629 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721, USA.
Email Inquiries: email@example.com. The closing date for receipt of applications: 02/20/2013
Job Description: Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research position in the field of planet formation. The successful applicant will work with Professor Ilaria Pascucci to explore how different protoplanetary disk conditions impact planetary architectures and planet properties. The project will include reduction and analysis from state-of-the-art ground-and space-based telescopes as well as accretion simulations of terrestrial planets. The investigation will be carried on in collaboration with Professors D.Apai (U.Arizona) and F.Ciesla (U.Chicago)
The successful applicant must have completed the requirements for the Ph.D. degree prior to arrival. Experience in observations and disk modeling is an advantage. The initial appointment is for one year with expected renewal up to 3 years, pending on funding and satisfactory performance. The position can begin as early as Spring 2013 and no later than September 2013.
Applications must be sumitted through the University of Arizona's career track website at: www.uacareertrack.com/hr ,reference job 51563. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, list of publications, and a brief statement of relevant work experience. Three letters of references also need to be submitted.
Facilities accessible at the University of Arizona include the 2 x 8.4m EmLarge Binocular Telescope, the 6.5m MMT, the twin 6.5m Magellan Telescopes, the 10m Heinrich-Hertz Submillimeter Telescope and the Kitt Peak 12m mm-wave Telescope, the 2.3m Bok and 1.5m Kuiper telescopes, and the Vatican Advanced Technology Telescope.