Bart J. Bok Fellowship in Astronomy and Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, November 13, 2021
Archive Date: 
Saturday, December 11, 2021
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Arizona
Department Name: 
Steward Observatory
Street Line 1: 
933 N. Cherry Avenue Suite N205A
City: 
Tucson
State/Province: 
AZ
Zip/Postal: 
85721
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are solicited for the Bart J. Bok Fellowship in Astronomy and Astrophysics at Steward Observatory, University of Arizona. This postdoctoral fellowship targets scientists ready to pursue an independent and ambitious program of research in any area of theoretical, experimental, or observational astronomy or astrophysics. All of the observational and computational facilities of the Department of Astronomy and Steward Observatory are available to the Fellow, who is encouraged to conduct independent research and to develop collaborations with faculty, staff, and students.

The Bok Fellow will receive an annual stipend of $72,500 per year, as well access to a generous research fund to support their scientific program. This 3-year Fellowship commences in fall 2022. Candidates must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. in Astronomy or a related field before the start date of the Fellowship.

Submissions should include: 1) cover letter; 2) CV; 3) A list of publications; 4) A statement of current and proposed research and/or instrument development (5-page limit); 5) A statement of activities to advance Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) (see additional instructions at https://www.as.arizona.edu/postdoc-application-dei-instructions ), 6) a document containing the names and email addresses of at least three references. The candidate will be contacted with instructions for letter writers after an initial review.

To submit an online application to the UA, go to: https://arizona.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/7871?c=arizona Review of applications will begin on December 10, 2021. 

Application instructions can be found here: https://www.as.arizona.edu/bok_fellowship

Included Benefits: 

Included benefits: Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Application Deadline: 
Saturday, December 11, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Gurtina Besla
Title: 
Associate Professor, Department of Astronomy, & Associate Astronomer, Steward Observatory
Institution/Company: 
University of Arizona
Department Name: 
Steward Observatory
Street Line 1: 
933 N. Cherry Avenue
City: 
Tucson
State/Province: 
AZ
Zip/Postal Code: 
85721
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
5206216524
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
University of Arizona
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Gurtina Besla
Subject: 
Bok Fellowship Inquiry