Postdoctoral Fellowship in Extragalactic Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, November 18, 2021
Archive Date: 
Thursday, January 6, 2022
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
The Johns Hopkins University
Department Name: 
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
3701 San Martin Drive
City: 
Baltimore
State/Province: 
MD
Zip/Postal: 
21218
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

We invite applications for a postdoctoral researcher in the area of extragalactic astrophysics at the Johns Hopkins University. The successful applicant will work with Drs. Alaina Henry and Timothy Heckman on observational studies of galaxy evolution, including galaxy outflows, stellar and AGN feedback, and Lyman Continuum escape.

This research will involve analysis of new near-IR spectroscopic observations, taken with the NIRSpec instrument on the James Webb Space Telescope. Expertise in one or more of the following areas is desirable: 1) optical/NIR spectroscopy 2) feedback and galactic outflows; 3) emission line diagnostics; 4) photoionization modeling, 5) Lyman Continuum escape.

The successful applicant will benefit from the vibrant community shared by the Johns Hopkins University and the Space Telescope Science Institute. The stimulating environment includes a large number of colloquia, journal clubs, and symposia, as well as frequent visitors from the US and abroad, and exciting opportunities related to HST, JWST, and Roman.

The start date for the position is expected to be in the fall of 2022, but earlier or later dates can be negotiated. The initial appointment will be for two years, with extension to a third year subject to satisfactory performance and the availability of funds.

Candidates should submit a Cover letter, CV, list of publications and a research statement, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent via Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/99110). Applicants must have a PhD in Astrophysics or a related field at the start of the position. Consideration of applications will begin on January 3, 2022.

Questions regarding the position should be addressed to [email protected] AND [email protected]. Applications may be submitted to http://apply.interfolio.com/99110

The Johns Hopkins University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.  Learn more at:  https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

Application Deadline: 
Monday, January 3, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Alaina Henry and Timothy Heckman
Title: 
Dr.
Institution/Company: 
The Johns Hopkins University
Department Name: 
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
3701 San Martin Drive
City: 
Baltimore
State/Province: 
MD
Zip/Postal Code: 
21218
Country: 
United States of America
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
99110
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Dr. Alaina Henry
Subject: 
Postdoc in Extragalactic Astrophysics