Postdoctoral Researcher in galaxy kinematics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2022
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Arizona/Steward Observatory
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Arizona Cosmology Lab (, a research unit at UArizona's Department of Astronomy/Steward Observatory, invites applications for a 3-year Postdoctoral Researcher to work on “Kinematic Lensing” (KL) with Drs. Elisabeth Krause, Tim Eifler, Xiaohui Fan, Eiichi Egami. Kinematic Lensing combines imaging and spectroscopic information to improve shear inference of disc galaxies.

Applicants should relate their past research experience and future research plans to the KL concept. Experience in measuring galaxy kinematics and spectroscopic data reduction are beneficial. More information on KL and potential research directions can be found here

UA/SO offers a world-class research environment in astrophysics with strong interdisciplinary programs across the Departments of Astronomy, Physics, Planetary Sciences, and direct access to large telescope facilities, e.g., MMT, LBT, Magellan. We strive to create an inclusive, diverse environment and strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented groups to apply.

Applicants should upload a single pdf containing cover letter (1 page), CV (2 pages), Research Statement (5 page max, incl figures and references) and arrange for 3 letters to be uploaded at the URL below.

Included Benefits: 

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA recreation and cultural activities.

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, December 22, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, January 20, 2023
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Cosmology Search Committee
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Tim Eifler
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