Postdoctoral position in Galaxy Clusters/AGN feedback

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Street Line 1: 
301 Sparkman Drive
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) seeks to hire a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to work on galaxy clusters and/or AGN feedback. The postdoc will work in the group led by Professor Stephen Walker. The main focus of the position is the analysis of X-ray data (from e.g. XMM-Newton, Chandra and Suzaku, NuStar) and/or SZ data, but candidates with experience in other wavebands are also encouraged to apply.

Minimum qualifications include a doctoral degree in Physics or Astronomy, up to 2+ years experience with astronomical software and/or computer programming skills and previous experience in any of the fields above.  The position is initially for two years. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To apply for this position please submit a cover letter, a CV, a publication list, a summary of past research and a description of your future research goals (not to exceed 4 pages) online at for the position of Postdoctoral Research Assistant I/Department of Physics & Astronomy/RV4714. Please also arrange for 3 reference letters to be emailed to The application deadline is January 7th 2020. Early applications are encouraged. The position is available immediately, and the start date is flexible. Please state your preferred start date in your cover letter.

Potential applicants with any questions about the position are welcome to contact Stephen Walker at

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
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Postdoctoral position Galaxy Clusters/AGN