Post-Doctoral Fellow in X-ray Binary Population Studies

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Archive Date: 
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Univ of Arkansas
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are now being accepted for a postdoctoral position with Dr. Bret Lehmer at the University of Arkansas.  The Post-Doctoral Fellow will work with Dr. Lehmer's group on observational studies of X-ray binary populations in nearby and cosmologically distant galaxies. The group makes use of data from X-ray and multi-wavelength facilities, including, e.g. Chandra, XMM-Newton, NuSTAR, Hubble Space Telescope, Spitzer, GALEX, and Herschel. A summary of Dr. Lehmer’s group and research activities can be found at The Post-Doctoral Fellow will have the option to work with and mentor quality undergraduate and graduate students and participate in teaching and outreach activities if desired. This position will perform other duties as assigned.

This is a 1-year initial appointment, with the possibility of renewal contingent upon funding and performance.  Applicants must submit a 1-page letter of research interests (uploaded to the Statement of Research Philosophy link), curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and two professional references (name, title, email address, and contact number) willing to provide letters of reference. Letters will be requested from the reference provided for all finalists.

For a complete position announcement and information regarding how to apply, visit

Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country’s finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation’s best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.  As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. 

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. 

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Dr. Bret Lehmer
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