Postdoc in High-Contrast Imaging and Adaptive Optics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Princeton University
Department Name: 
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
City: 
Princeton
State/Province: 
New Jersey
Zip/Postal: 
08544
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Princeton University's Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department and the Department of Astrophysical Sciencesinvite applications for a postdoctoral research associate position starting January 2018 or later. A Ph.D. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Astronomy, Optics, Physics, Applied Physics, or a related area is required.

The position supports work in our laboratory for high-contrast imaging. The high-contrast imaging laboratory (HCIL) at Princeton works with NASA on the development of concepts for searching for and characterizing extrasolar planets. We are looking for an excellent experimentalist with laboratory optics experience. The successful candidate will help develop advanced coronagraph designs, test new techniques and algorithms for high-contrast imaging, implement a laboratory integral field spectrograph, and support advanced adaptive optics development (on the ground and in space) for astronomical imaging. The candidate will also work with Prof. Jeremy Kasdin on NASA’s Wide Field Infrared Telescope mission (Prof. Kasdin is the Adjutant Scientist for the coronagraph instrument). Appointments are for one year, renewable annually based on satisfactory performance and available funding, for a total of up to three years.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Inquiries can be sent to Prof. Jeremy Kasdin at jkasdin@princeton.edu.

Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and complies with applicable EEO and affirmative action regulations.  We strongly recommend that all interested candidates use the online application process.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, March 1, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
N. Jeremy Kasdin
Title: 
Professor
Institution/Company: 
Princeton University
Department Name: 
Mechanical & Aerosapce Engineering
Street Line 1: 
D226 Engineering Quadrangle
City: 
Princeton
State/Province: 
New Jersey
Zip/Postal Code: 
08544
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
609-258-5673
Email: 
jkasdin@princeton.edu
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
D-19-MAE-00002
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Jeremy Kasdin
Subject: 
high-contrast imaging postdoc
Email: 
jkasdin@princeton.edu