Postdoctoral Position in Multi-wavelength Supernova, Gravitational-Wave, and Time-Domain Research.

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Archive Date: 
Thursday, December 20, 2018
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
UC Davis
Department Name: 
Physics Department
Street Line 1: 
One Shields Avenue
City: 
Davis
State/Province: 
CA
Zip/Postal: 
95616
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position at the University of California, DavisPhysics Department.

The position is in observational research of astronomical transients including supernovae, electromagnetic counterparts to gravitational wave sources or other new peculiar type events. The postdoc will pursue independent research in collaboration with Prof. Stefano Valenti and the UC Davis Transient Group. Send questions regarding this position to valenti@ucdavis.edu. The group is involved in the DLT40 Supernova Search, ePESSTO and the Global Supernova Project with the Las Cumbres Observatory global telescope network and the new BlackGEM survey (with guaranteed preferred access to Supernovae type II and fast transients science).

UC Davis is an institutional member of LSST and TMT, with access to Keck and Lick Observatories. Davis is an hour from the San Francisco Bay Area and two hours from skiing/hiking in the Sierra Nevada mountains and Lake Tahoe.

Applicants should have a PhD in astrophysics and experience with observational astronomy. The appointment is for an initial period of two years, starting no later than Fall 2019, with a possible extension for a third year (depending on future funding).

Applicants should email (as a single pdf) a CV, publication list, a brief (<~3 page) description of research accomplishments and interests, and arrange for three reference letters to be sent to valenti@ucdavis.edu   For full consideration, apply by December 31.

UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to achieving diversity among its faculty/staff.

Application Deadline: 
Monday, December 31, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Stefano Valenti
Title: 
Post-Doc Position
Institution/Company: 
UC Davis
Department Name: 
Physics Department
Street Line 1: 
One Shields Avenue
City: 
Davis
State/Province: 
CA
Zip/Postal Code: 
95616
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
4242704461
Email: 
stfn.valenti@gmail.com
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
UC Davis
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Stefano Valenti
Subject: 
Inquery about Post-Doc Position
Email: 
stfn.valenti@gmail.com