The Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science, a non-profit, world-class astronomical institution in Pasadena, California, invites applications for a postdoctoral associate position in extragalactic astronomy to begin September 1, 2013. The Postdoctoral Research Associate will work with Dr. John S. Mulchaey on studies of galaxy groups, the intragroup medium, and galaxies associated with QSO absorption-line systems. Previous experience with space-based datasets (especially HST and Chandra) and/or groundbased multi-object spectroscopy is desirable. Applicants working on theoretical studies related to these research topics will also be considered. The appointment will be for two years, with a possible third year extension based on performance and funding availability. Minimum requirement is a Ph.D in Astronomy. The application should include a curriculum vitae, bibliography, and a description of past and current research. In addition, applicants should provide names and email addresses for three individuals willing to provide a letter of reference. All materials must be submitted online at: https://jobs.obs.carnegiescience.edu/PostDocJM . Applications must be received by 1 February 2013 to receive full consideration. The Observatories offers a competitive salary and benefits package. The Carnegie Institution for Science is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information visit: www.obs.carnegiescience.edu and http://carnegiescience.edu. Questions about this position can be directed to Dr. John Mulchaey via email.
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