Postdoctoral Associate in Galaxy Formation and Evolution - JRID47372

Submission Dates
Archive Date: 
February 28, 2014
Deadline to Apply for Job: 
February 15, 2014
Job Details
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution/Company Name: 
Purdue University
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Submission Address for Resumes/CVs
Attention To: 
Kyoung-Soo Lee
Assistant Professor
Department of Physics, Purdue University
Street Address Line 1: 
525 Northwestern Avenue
West Lafayette
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Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Physics at Purdue University invites applications for a postdoctoral position to work in the area of galaxy formation and evolution. A susccessful candidate is expected to work closely with Dr. Kyoung-Soo Lee on a broad range of topics including galaxy clustering, spectroscopic and  population properties of field and proto-cluster galaxies at high redshift, utilizing the Cosmic Assembly Near-infrared Deep Extragalactic Survey (CANDELS) data as well as data from other ongoing ground-based surveys. Candidates who have  experience in theoretical studies (analytical and/or numerical) of galaxy formation are also highly encouraged to apply.

A successful candidate will be encouraged to carry out her/his own independent research programs. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in physics or astrophysics or an equivalent degree by the start date (preferably, Fall 2014). An earlier start date is also acceptable. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Additional research funds will be provided for travel and other research expenses. The position will initially be for two years and may be extended up to three years, depending on satisfactory performance and availability of funding.

To apply, please send a CV, bibliography, and statement of research interests/accomplishments (in the form of a single PDF file) to Dr. Kyoung-Soo Lee ( by February 15 2014. The research statement should be no more than 3 pages of text. Applicants should  arrange three letters of recommendation to be sent to the same email address by the deadline.


Purdue University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.

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