Postdoctoral Fellow in Galaxy/ISM Evolution with ASKAP

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Australian National University
Department Name: 
Research School of Astronomy & Astrophysics
Street Line 1: 
Mt Stromlo Observatory
Street Line 2: 
Cotter Rd
City: 
Canberra
State/Province: 
ACT
Zip/Postal: 
2611
Country: 
Australia
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Research School for Astronomy & Astrophysics at the Australian National University invites applications for a postdoctoral fellow to work with Professor Naomi McClure-Griffiths in the areas of galaxy and/or interstellar medium evolution with the Australian SKA Pathfinder (ASKAP).  The successful applicant will contribute to one or more of the following projects:

  • The role of gas evolution in galaxy evolution: this project involves observational (ATCA, VLA, ASKAP & ALMA) data on the Milky Way and nearby galaxies
  • ‪The interaction of the Milky Way disk with its halo using early science data from ASKAP
  • Magnetic field measurements in the Milky Way and High Velocity Clouds using early science data from ASKAP

‪The position is for 3 years, with a possible 4th year extension contingent upon progress and funding. The salary range is AU $68,00 - $107,00 (depending on experience).  The start date is flexible between March-Dec 2018. Applicants should have completed a PhD in Astronomy or Physics before arrival.

Applications should be received by 30 November 2017 for full consideration. Applicants should submit a single PDF via the ANU recruitment portal containing:

  • cover letter
  • CV with publication list
  • 2 page description of previous research
  • 3 page statement describing future research plans

Note: Applicants should arrange for reference letters from at least three referees to be sent independently to naomi.mcclure-griffiths@anu.edu.au by the deadline of 30 November 2017.

    Candidates with experience in radio intereferometry and/or large survey management are especially encouraged to apply.

    Pay Compensation
    Salary Min: 
    $53000.00 (USD)
    Salary Max: 
    $84000.00 (USD)
    Included Benefits: 

    ANU offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package, a friendly and collaborative work environment, generous leave entitlements, flexible working arrangements, a relocation allowance, generous superannuation, salary packaging arrangements including child care, and the potential to support dual-career arrangements. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Subject to visa conditions, this position can be held either full-time or part-time.

    Application Deadline: 
    Thursday, November 30, 2017
    Selection Deadline: 
    Friday, December 15, 2017
    Current Status of Position: 
    Accepting Applicants
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    Attention To: 
    Prof Naomi McClure-Griffiths
    Institution/Company: 
    Australian National University
    Department Name: 
    Research School of Astronomy & Astrophysics
    Street Line 1: 
    Cotter Rd
    City: 
    Canberra
    State/Province: 
    ACT
    Zip/Postal Code: 
    2611
    Country: 
    Australia
    Phone: 
    +61 2 6125 4158
    Email: 
    Naomi.McClure-Griffiths@anu.edu.au
    Inquiries About Job
    Attention To: 
    Naomi McClure-Griffiths
    Email: 
    Naomi.McClure-Griffiths@anu.edu.au