This advert is for the position of Astronomer (Post-Doctoral Research Fellow) in the Solar, Stellar, and Planetary Sciences Division (SSP) of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) under the supervision of Dr Matthew Holman. The purpose of this position is to undertake theoretical and observational research related to (a) the detection of Solar System minor planets, and (b) the orbital dynamics of Solar System objects.
Initial funding will be for two years, with the possibility of extension depending on performance and funding. Successful candidates would be expected to undertake research drawn from a subset of the topics described below.
Potential Research Topics:
Interested applicants should apply by Thursday, November 30th. A complete application will include a cover letter, CV, bibliography and contact details for three references and should be sent to Dr Matthew Payne at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Official applications should also be submitted through the USAJobs website https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/481411200
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