Postdoctoral Fellow in Extragalactic Astrophysics - JRID46594

Submission Dates
Archive Date: 
January 31, 2014
Deadline to Apply for Job: 
January 31, 2014
Job Details
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution/Company Name: 
University of Missouri - Kansas City
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Submission Address for Resumes/CVs
Attention To: 
Mark Brodwin
Assistant Professor
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Street Address Line 1: 
5110 Rockhill Rd
Kansas City
Zip/Postal Code: 
United States
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Job Announcement Text: 

Applicants are invited for a Postdoctoral Fellow position in extragalactic astrophysics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. The successful applicant will work with Prof. Mark Brodwin on observational studies of distant galaxy clusters. Available resources include Hubble Space Telescope, Spitzer, Chandra, CARMA, Keck, Gemini and South Pole Telescope data. Previous experience with optical/IR, X-ray, or millimeter imaging and spectroscopy, as well as a strong background in the evolution of galaxy clusters and their populations, are highly desired.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in astronomy/astrophysics or physics by the date of appointment, which may start as early as May 1, 2014 but not later than September 1, 2014. The appointment will be for an initial period of two years, with the possibility of extension for a third year contingent upon satisfactory performance and availability of funds. The position includes funds for travel, publications, and computing, and provides opportunities for independent research.

Application materials must be submitted online at Applicants must combine all application materials, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, and a brief [<2 page] description of research accomplishments and relevant technical experience into one PDF document and upload as a resume attachment. Please arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be sent to Prof. Mark Brodwin at by January 31, 2014. For more information please contact Prof. Brodwin directly.

UMKC is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.

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No benefits information has been provided by the employer.