Postdoctoral Research Associate I

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
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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
City: 
Tucson
State/Province: 
AZ
Zip/Postal: 
85721
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The MMT Adaptive optics exoPlanets characterization System (MAPS) project at Steward Observatory (University of Arizona) seeks applicants for a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Research Associate level to work with Drs. Phil Hinz, Katie Morzinski, and Keith Powell. MAPS is an upgrade of the MMT AO system and the ARIES spectrometer, with a goal of characterizing the atmospheres of exoplanets using high dispersion spectroscopy. The project is supported by a Mid-scale Instrumentation Program grant, through the NSF. Development of the system is ongoing with “first light” of the system planned for late 2019.

The successful candidate will lead commissioning and publish scientific observations with MAPS. Furthermore, the position will provide opportunity for the candidate’s own research program with MAPS, as well as the range of telescopes accessible to the Arizona community, including (other instruments on) the 6.5-m MMT telescope at Mt. Hopkins, the 2×8.4-m Large Binocular Telescope on Mt. Graham, the twin 6.5-m Magellan telescopes in Chile, and the 2.3-m Bok telescope on Kitt Peak.

To apply, go to https://uacareers.com/postings/search and apply for Posting Number P20723.

Applicants will be considered without regard to U.S. citizenship or national origin. The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA – M/W/D/V Employer.

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!

Application Deadline: 
Friday, February 15, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, March 1, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
No Status Given (Opted Out)
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Susan Warner
Institution/Company: 
University of Arizona
City: 
Tucson
State/Province: 
Arizona
Country: 
United States of America
Email: 
susan@as.arizona.edu
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
P
Subject: 
Phil Hinz
Email: 
phinz@as.arizona.edu