Davis Postdoctoral Fellowship in Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Archive Date: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Johns Hopkins University
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
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3400 N. Charles St.
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Bloomberg Center
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Physics and Astronomy of the Johns Hopkins University invites applications for the Davis Postdoctoral Fellowship in all areas of Astrophysics.

JHU Astrophysics faculty with whom the successful applicants may collaborate include: Charles Bennett (experimental and observational cosmology), Emanuele Berti (gravitational physics and astrophysics), Timothy Heckman (active galaxies and quasars), Marc Kamionkowski (theoretical cosmology), Julian Krolik (theoretical high-energy astrophysics), Tobias Marriage (cosmic microwave background), Brice Menard (observational cosmology and surveys), David Neufeld (molecular astrophysics and interstellar medium), Colin Norman (theoretical and observational astrophysics), Adam Riess (physical cosmology), Kevin Schlaufman (exoplanets, planet formation, metal-poor stars, and Milky Way formation), David Sing (exoplanets and their atmospheres), Alexander Szalay (galaxy formation and surveys), Rosemary Wyse (galaxy evolution), Nadia Zakamska (Galactic and extragalactic astronomy), as well as nearly 40 research faculty, scientists and postdoctoral scholars.

Johns Hopkins University is a member of SDSS IV, ACT, ACTPol and PIPER, Subaru Prime Focus Spectrograph, Euclid, LSST, and WFIRST, and is home to the Cosmology Large Angular Scale Surveyor team. The Center for Astrophysical Sciences benefits from close interactions with the adjacent Space Telescope Science Institute and has a lively group of postdoctoral researchers who are actively involved in the life of the department. Further information on the activities in the Department of Physics and Astronomy and in the Center for Astrophysical Sciences at JHU can be found at http://physics-astronomy.jhu.edu/ and at http://sites.krieger.jhu.edu/astronomy/. 

We seek intellectually ambitious candidates with initiative and demonstrated ability to work both collaboratively and independently. Applications should be submitted by December 1, 2018 at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12199 and consist of a curriculum vitae, publication list and a description of past research (limit 3 pages) and future plans (limit 3 pages). Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted through academicjobsoline.org. Applicants should have a PhD before the anticipated start date (September 1, 2019). Appointments are for one year, renewable annually based on satisfactory performance, for a total of up to three years. The Fellowship offers a competitive salary and benefits. JHU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and welcomes applications from women and members of underrepresented groups. Questions may be directed to Mr. Mark Hall at [email protected].

Application Deadline: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
No Status Given (Opted Out)
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