Postdoctoral Position in Energetic Star and Planet Radiation Environments

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Department Name: 
High Energy Astrophysics
Street Line 1: 
60 Garden Street
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in the general field of energetic stellar and planetary radiation environments, within the High Energy Astrophysics Division of the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian.  

The scientific aims are broadly directed at understanding the high energy processes on stars and their effects on their circumstellar environments, including planets and protoplanetary disks.  Research is expected to be centered on one or more of the following: analysis of observations obtained by space-based and/or ground-based facilities;  theoretical or numerical modelling of stellar radiation, winds and energetic particles and their interaction with planets and/or and protoplanetary disks.

The position will initially be for two years and may be extended for an additional year, depending on satisfactory performance and availability of funding. A starting date in Fall 2020 is preferable.

For further information please contact Dr. Jeremy Drake   Applicants should possess a relevant PhD and be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge in a relevant or related discipline to work successfully within the established research program.  Candidates should e-mail a CV detailing their relevant experience, a publication list, and the contact details of 3 referees by July 30 2020.  The position will remain open until filled. 


Pay Compensation
Compensation Notes: 
The position is supported by a competitive salary with healthcare benefits.
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, July 30, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Sunday, August 30, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Jeremy Drake
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