Postdoctoral Position in Radio Astronomy

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
California Institute of Technology
Department Name: 
Radio Astrononmy
Street Line 1: 
1200 E. California Blvd.
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in radio astronomy at Caltech to work with Prof. Gregg Hallinan and Prof. Vikram Ravi. Candidates with expertise in interferometric calibration and imaging, particularly relating to wide-field direction-dependent calibration, are particularly encouraged to apply. The applicant will participate in science and development for the OVRO-LWA, DSA and DSA-2000 projects as well as the Radio Camera Initiative (RCI) - Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in Astronomy, Physics, or a related field. The applicant will also have the opportunity to join the science teams for the LWA and DSA projects. The postdoctoral fellowship position can start as late as October 1, 2021, or earlier, pending processing. Initial appointments will be for two years, with a possible renewal for up to an additional two years, contingent upon performance and funding. Fellowship recipients will have the opportunity to propose for time on Caltech's astronomical facilities, including Palomar Observatory and at the W. M. Keck Observatory.  Complete applications received by December 15, 2020 will receive full consideration. Email inquiries in regards to the application process may be sent to Interested candidates can email applications to Applications should conform to the AAS Postdoctoral Applications Guidelines and include a CV, research statement (3 pages max), and list of references. Please also include a cover letter (2 pages max) describing your interest in this particular position at Caltech. Please email the application materials as a single PDF to, with the candidate's name in the subject line. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Caltech is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.  Click here to read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO).

Included Benefits: 

Benefits include dental, medical, and vision insurance, paid vacation, and sick leave.

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, March 15, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Stephanie Cha-Ramos
Radio Astronomy group administrator
California Institute of Technology
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Postdoctoral Position in Radio Astronomy