Applications are invited to apply for a postdoctoral researcher position in observational X-ray astronomy. The position is at Wayne State University, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Detroit, MI, USA. The successful applicant will work with Dr. Renee Ludlam on studying accretion in X-ray binaries, using data from various X-ray observatories such as NICER and NuSTAR.
Applicants must have received a Ph.D. in astronomy or a related field by the start date, and significant experience with X-ray analysis is desirable. The appointment is expected to start in Fall 2023. The position is initially for one year, with renewal for a second- and third-year contingent upon progress. Benefits are included with the position and more information can be found here: http://hr.wayne.edu/tcw/benefits/.
Applicants should submit: (1) a cover letter, (2) statement of research interests and experience not to exceed 2 pages, (3) a CV that includes a publication list, and (4) the contact information for three references as a single PDF under a heading “WSU postdoc-Lastname_firstname”. This single PDF should be sent to Dr. Renee Ludlam at [email protected] by December 1st, 2022. Complete applications that are submitted by the due date will be given full consideration. For more information, please contact Dr. Ludlam.
Wayne State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. This appointment is contingent on successful completion of a background screening and reporting your COVID-19 proof of vaccinations prior to the start date. A medical or religious exemption for vaccinations may be requested, but the exemption process must be successfully completed prior to the start date.