Postdoctoral position in optical astronomy with machine learning

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, January 25, 2020
Archive Date: 
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University
City: 
Nagoya
State/Province: 
Aichi
Zip/Postal: 
4648602
Country: 
Japan
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Physics, Nagoya University invites applications for a postdoc position to work on analyzing astronomical images taken by Subaru Hyper-Suprime Cam (HSC) and upcoming galaxy imaging surveys. A successful candidate is expected to develop an object deblending algorithm using a machine learning technique with Drs. Hironao Miyatake, Atsushi J Nishizawa, Kiyotomo Ichiki, and other members of the HSC collaboration. Expertise in machine learning and/or astronomical image processing is preferable.

The appointment will be initially 2 years and may be extended by 1 year depending on performance and funding. The position will come with a generous amount of travel/research funds and with full benefits provided by the University. The postdoc has access to the HSC and Prime Focus Spectrograph (PFS) surveys.

Applicants should submit a CV (2 pages max), Publication List, and Research Statement (3 pages max including all figures) and have 2 or more letters of references sent directly to clab-job@astro-th.phys.nagoya-u.ac.jp by Feb 29, 2020.

Application Deadline: 
Saturday, February 29, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Saturday, March 14, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Kiyotomo Ichiki
Title: 
Associate Professor
Email: 
clab-job@astro-th.phys.nagoya-u.ac.jp
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Kiyotomo Ichiki
Subject: 
inquiry for postdoc position at Nagoya University
Email: 
clab-job@astro-th.phys.nagoya-u.ac.jp