Postdoctoral Position in Extragalactic Astronomy

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Missouri Columbia
Department Name: 
Department of Physics and Astronomy
City: 
Columbia
State/Province: 
MO
Zip/Postal: 
65211
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research position in the Physics and Astronomy Department at the University of Missouri Columbia. The successful candidate will work with Professor Yicheng Guo on one or more of the following topics: (1) morphology and structures of distant galaxies; (2) star formation histories of low-mass galaxies; and (3) environmental effects of galaxy evolution. The research will involve data reduction, scientific analysis, publication, and proposal writing. Independent research in similar fields will be encouraged and supported.

 

A Ph.D. in astronomy, physics, or a closely related field is required by the start date. Experience in the following areas is desirable: (a) reduction and analysis of imaging and spectroscopic data, (b) observing experience with HST or ground-based UV/optical/NIR telescopes, and (c) experience with multi-wavelength astronomical data analysis.

 

The initial appointment is for two years, which may be renewed for a third year contingent upon performance and funding availability. The start date is summer/fall 2018, but an earlier start is possible. The position comes with a competitive salary and funding for travel to observatories and conferences.

 

To apply, please submit a single PDF document to guoyic@missouri.edu including the following: 1) cover letter, 2) CV with a publication list, and 3) a statement of research accomplishments and interests and relevant technical experience. Applicants must also arrange three letters of recommendation to be sent directly to Prof. Guo at guoyic@missouri.edu, with the applicant's full name in the header. Full consideration will be given to applications received by February 28, 2018.

 

Included Benefits: 

Postdoctoral benefits can be found at https://postdoc.missouri.edu/policies/benefits.php.

The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Yicheng Guo
Title: 
Assistant Professor
Institution/Company: 
University of Missouri Columbia
Department Name: 
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
222 Physics Building
City: 
Columbia
State/Province: 
MO
Zip/Postal Code: 
65211
Country: 
United States of America
Email: 
guoyic@missouri.edu
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Prof. Yicheng Guo
Subject: 
Postdoctoral Position in Extragalactic Astronomy
Email: 
guoyic@missouri.edu