Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Toronto to start in the summer or fall of 2014. The successful candidate, designated as McLean Postdoctoral Fellow, will work with prof. Ray Jayawardhana and his collaborators on observational and analytical studies of extra-solar planets, brown dwarfs and young stars, and will be encouraged to pursue independent research on related topics. On-going and recent projects include photometric and spectrospopic studies of extra-solar planets, high-contrast imaging searches for sub-stellar companions around young stars, investigations of brown dwarf variability and multiplicity, and the SONYC (Substellar Objects in Nearby Young Clusters) ultra-deep survey, using data from VLT, Subaru, Gemini, Keck, CFHT, Kepler and other major observatories. The position is for two years, with extension to third year possible, and comes with a competitive salary and funds for research expenses. Applicants should send a curriculum viate, a description of research interests and plans and a list of publications and should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent directly to firstname.lastname@example.org. All materials should be submitted electronically. Applications received before 2013 December 15 will receive full consideration. Early expressions of interest and inquiries are welcome.
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