The Department of Astronomy at UC Berkeley is seeking up to two highly motivated individuals to carry out postdoctoral research on nearby dwarf galaxies using the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) in collaboration with Prof. Daniel Weisz (UCB), Dr. Alessandro Savino (UCB), and Dr. Yumi Choi (UCB / NOIRLab). The successful applicant(s) will lead the analysis and publication of data from multiple major Hubble Space Telescope (HST) programs aimed at resolved stellar populations of local galaxies. The science topics range from cosmic reionization to the cosmic distance ladder to star formation in extremely metal-poor environments. The successful applicant will also have the opportunity to collaborate with ongoing efforts involving the Keck telescope, use data from the James Webb Space Telescope, and pursue an independent research program. The candidates will have an opportunity to travel to Tucson, AZ with Dr. Choi to the NOIRLab.
More Details & Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03655
Position title: Postdoctoral Scholar
Percent time: 100%
Anticipated start: August 1, 2023
Position duration: The initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of an extension for an additional two years based on performance and the availability of funding.
Next review date: Thursday, Dec 15, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Friday, Jan 13, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
A PhD or equivalent international degree or enrolled in a PhD (or equivalent international degree) program.
Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
A PhD or equivalent international degree is required by the start date.
A PhD degree or equivalent international degree in Astronomy, Astrophysics, or a related field.
Experience in areas including resolved stellar populations, local galaxies, stellar photometry, and/or stellar evolution is particularly desired.
- Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
- Cover Letter
- Statement of Research - Include past and current research as well as an explanation for their interest in the position (up to 3 pages).
- Publication List
- 3 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03655
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