Postdoctoral Researcher in Extragalactic Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, October 14, 2022
Archive Date: 
Friday, December 9, 2022
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Notre Dame
Department Name: 
Department of Physics and Astronomy
City: 
Notre Dame
State/Province: 
IN
Zip/Postal: 
46556
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a postdoctoral scholar position to begin summer/fall 2023. Applicants with UV and optical spectroscopic and/or IFU experience are especially encouraged to apply. We welcome all applicants interested in exploring the astrophysics of the circumgalactic/intergalactic/interstellar gas and galaxies. The successful applicant will work in the group of Profs. Chris Howk and Nicolas Lehner and lead projects with data obtained from the future James Webb Telescope, the Hubble Space Telescope, the Large Binocular Telescope, and the Keck Telescopes.

Applicants demonstrating strong writing skills, analytical skills, research creativity, and a history of successful project completion will be viewed favorably. 

The successful applicant must complete their Ph.D. before assuming the position. A complete application includes a cover letter expressing the candidate’s background and interest in the position, curriculum vitae with publications, a research statement, and three letters of reference. The research statement should address past/current research and future interests (~2 pages). Applications received by December 9, 2022, will receive full consideration. Please contact Profs. Chris Howk or Nicolas Lehner with questions about the position. 

The initial appointment will be for one year based on University policy, with the expectation that the appointment will last at least three years, contingent on annual performance reviews. Base salary will be commensurate with experience. 

The University of Notre Dame is committed to excellence through diversity. The University of Notre Dame is located in South Bend, Indiana and provides a family-friendly environment and affordable cost of living and is only 2 hours from the vibrant city of Chicago. 

The successful applicant will receive health care and other benefits (http://hr.nd.edu/benefits/). More information about being a postdoctoral scholar at Notre Dame can be found at http://postdocs.nd.edu. 

Application Deadline: 

Friday, December 9, 2022

Selection Deadline: 

Friday, February 3, 2023

Included Benefits: 

The successful applicant will receive health care (medical/dental/optical) and other benefits as summarized here: http://hr.nd.edu/benefits/.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, December 9, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, February 3, 2023
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Chris Howk & Nicolas Lehner
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ND astro postdoc