PITT-PACC Samuel Langley Postdoctoral Fellow

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Pittsburgh
Department Name: 
Department of Physics and Astronomy
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The PITTsburgh Particle physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology Center (PITT PACC, www.physicsandastronomy.pitt.edu/pittpacc), within the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a senior postdoctoral research fellow position in astrophysics, cosmology, or the interface between particle physics and astrophysics. Candidates with interest and expertise in observational astronomy and/or galaxy evolution are especially encouraged to apply. The fellowship will begin in fall of 2022. The appointment will initially be for two years with the expectation of extension to a third year contingent upon performance. Generous salary and research funds will be provided to Langley Fellows. PITT PACC is a vibrant community of faculty, postdocs, and students that conduct theoretical, experimental, and observational research in particle physics, astrophysics and cosmology. In addition to performing independent scholarly research, Langley Fellows have the opportunity to organize PITT PACC academic activities. These include hosting short- and long-term visitors and holding PITT PACC workshops and/or conferences of their own design. Successful candidates must have a PhD degree in Physics, Astronomy, or a closely allied field as well as exceptional research credentials. Interested candidates should upload a cover letter, CV, research statement, and have 3 reference letters sent to Academic Jobs Online by 10 January, 2022 for full consideration, though we may continue to consider applications received after this date.

Inquiries should be directed to Professor Rachel Bezanson ([email protected]) or PITT PACC Administrator Joni George ([email protected]).

The University of Pittsburgh, and the Department of Physics and Astronomy are all strongly committed to fostering equity, inclusion, and diversity at all levels. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Pay Compensation
$65300.00 (USD)
Application Deadline: 
Monday, January 10, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Rachel Bezanson
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PITT-PACC Samuel Langley Postdoctoral Fellow