Postdoctoral Research Associate, Galaxy Formation and Evolution

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Department Name: 
Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
710 North Pleasant Street
City: 
Amherst
State/Province: 
MA
Zip/Postal: 
01003
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research position in high redshift observational galaxy formation and evolution at UMass Amherst.  The successful applicant will work with Prof. Kate Whitaker, with a focus on the analysis of space- and ground-based data from the REQUIEM survey (requiem-galaxies.com); previous experience with HST data is desirable, but not necessary. The Five College Astronomy Department offers a vibrant and collegial atmosphere. The successful candidate will be able to spend a fraction of their time on independent research, as well as engage in local opportunities for research mentoring, teaching, and outreach, as desired, and potential new collaborations with the Cosmic Dawn Center in Copenhagen. The initial appointment is for one year, renewable for an additional two years contingent upon satisfactory performance, mutual agreement, and availability of funds. The appointment is expected to start on or around Sept. 1, 2020, and requires the completion of a PhD in Astronomy, Physics, or related field.

Applications should include a single PDF file containing curriculum vitae, publication list, summary of past research accomplishments (3 page limit), and current research interests (1-3 pages). Applicants should arrange for 3 professional letters of reference to be sent directly to the email address below. Applications received by January 3, 2020 will be given full consideration.

UMass Amherst is committed to equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, and participation in academic programs, activities, and services. It is the policy of the UMass Amherst to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.

 

Application Deadline: 
Friday, January 3, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, February 7, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Kate Whitaker
Title: 
Assistant Professor
Institution/Company: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Street Line 1: 
710 North Pleasant Street
City: 
Amherst
State/Province: 
MA
Zip/Postal Code: 
01003
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
4135453556
Email: 
kwhitaker@astro.umass.edu
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Kate Whitaker
Subject: 
Postdoctoral Research Associate Inquiry
Email: 
kwhitaker@astro.umass.edu