Postdoctoral Position in Supernova Cosmology

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

*Job Description, Duties & Responsibilities: The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa is hiring a postdoctoral researcher in supernova cosmology and related areas, including astronomical observing, data analysis, research into SN Ia standardization, photometric calibration, and/or cosmological analyses. The appointment is for an initial period of two years, starting Fall 2020 (other start dates are negotiable), with an available extension to a third year. The postdoc will pursue independent research using UH facilities as well as collaborating with Prof. David Rubin and others. Send questions to (or in person at the Honolulu AAS).

*Minimum Qualifications: Applicants should have a PhD in physics, astrophysics, or astronomy and experience with any of the following: observational astronomy, statistical inference, calibration, and/or cosmology analyses. The appointment is for an initial period of two years, starting no later than Fall 2020, with a possible extension for a third year (depending on future funding).

*Compensation: Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

*To apply: To apply, send a brief cover letter, CV, and have three letters of recommendation sent to Review of applications will begin January 31, 2020, but applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

The University of Hawaiʻi is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, National Guard participation, breastfeeding, and arrest/court record (except as permissible under State law).

Application Deadline: 
Friday, January 31, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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David Rubin
Assistant Professor
United States of America
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David Rubin