Postdoctoral Research Associate in Observational Astronomy - JRID46755

Submission Dates
Archive Date: 
January 31, 2014
Deadline to Apply for Job: 
January 15, 2014
Job Details
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution/Company Name: 
The Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Submission Address for Resumes/CVs
Attention To: 
Dr. Barry Madore
Organization: 
The Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science
Street Address Line 1: 
813 Santa Barbara St.
City: 
Pasadena
State/Province: 
CA
Zip/Postal Code: 
91101
Country: 
USA
Telephone: 
626-304-0241
FAX: 
626-795-8136
Email: 
barry@obs.carnegiescience.edu
Contact Information For Inquiries About Job
Email Address for Inquiries: 
barry@obs.carnegiescience.edu
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science in Pasadena, California invites applications for a postdoctoral associate position in observational astrophysics to begin September 1, 2014. The postdoc will join the Carnegie Hubble and Carnegie RR Lyrae  Programs working with Drs. Wendy Freedman, Barry Madore and Eric Persson on photometric studies of Cepheid variables and RR Lyrae stars, and their application to galactic structure and the distance scale. Previous experience with stellar photometry, ground-based IR datasets and space-based Hubble and/or Spitzer imaging is highly desirable. The appointment will be for two years, with a possible third year extension based on performance and funding availability.

The application should include a curriculum vitae, bibliography, and a description of past and current research interests. 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/madore_postdoc

Applications must be received by 15 January 2014 to receive full consideration.

The Carnegie Institution for Science is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Included Benefits: 

No benefits information has been provided by the employer.