Postdoctoral Research Position in Observational Astrophysics - JRID46645

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: 
Université de Montréal
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Submission Address for Resumes/CVs
Attention To: 
Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo
Université de Montréal
Street Address Line 1: 
Département de physique, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry
Street Address Line 2: 
Case postale 6128, succ. Centre-ville
Zip/Postal Code: 
H3C 3J7
Contact Information For Inquiries About Job
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Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position within the Extragalactic Research Group at the Université de Montréal, to work with Professor Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo.

The successful candidate will work on topics broadly related to black hole feedback in massive galaxies, groups and clusters, as well as the physics of compact objects. He or she will have access to data taken with the new JVLA, the GMRT, Chandra and XMM-Newton.

Applicants must have a PhD in astronomy or a related field. Experience with radio observations is strongly preferred.

The successful candidate will receive mentoring and networking opportunities that include advising undergraduates, traveling to conferences and to visit collaborators at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and the University of New Mexico. The Université de Montréal is also part of the Centre for Research in Astrophysics of Québec (CRAQ), a partnership between the Université de Montréal, the Université Laval and McGill University. The successful candidate will have access to these resources.

Applicants should e-mail a single PDF to by January 31, 2014 containing:

  1. A cover letter explaining his or her interest and qualifications for the position (1 page).

  2. A brief statement of past research and future aims (2 pages or less).

  3. A CV, including a publications list.

Please also arrange for 2 letters of reference to be e-mailed to by January 31, 2014.

The starting date is Fall 2014, with an earlier start possible. The appointment is for two years, with a third year contingent on performance and funding.

Included Benefits: 

No benefits information has been provided by the employer.