Alan Brass Prize Fellowship in Instrumentation and Technology Development

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, November 12, 2021
Archive Date: 
Friday, December 10, 2021
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Arizona
Department Name: 
Steward Observatory
Street Line 1: 
933 N. Cherry Avenue Suite N205A
Street Line 3: 
85721
City: 
Tucson
State/Province: 
AZ
Zip/Postal: 
85721
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are solicited for the Alan Brass Fellowship in Astronomical Instrumentation at Steward Observatory, University of Arizona. This postdoctoral fellowship provides an opportunity for a recent Ph.D. recipient to pursue an ambitious program of astronomical instrument development independently or in collaboration with the students, staff, and faculty of Steward Observatory. All of the observational and computational facilities of the Department of Astronomy and Steward Observatory are available to the Fellow, who is encouraged to conduct independent research and to develop collaborations with faculty, staff, and students. 

The Brass Fellow will receive an annual stipend of $72,500 per year, as well access to a generous research fund to support their scientific program. This 3-year Fellowship commences in Fall 2022. Candidates must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. in Astronomy or a related field before the start date of the Fellowship.  

Submissions should include: 1) cover letter; 2) CV; 3) A list of publications; 4) A statement of current and proposed research and/or instrument development (5-page limit); 5) A statement of activities to advance Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) (see additional instructions at https://www.as.arizona.edu/postdoc-application-dei-instructions, 6) a document containing the names and email addresses of at least three references. The candidate will be contacted with instructions for letter writers after an initial review.

To submit an online application to the UA, go to: https://arizona.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/7386?c=arizona

Application information can be found here: https://www.as.arizona.edu/alan-brass-prize-fellowship-instrumentation-and-technology-development

Review of applications will begin on December 10, 2021. 

Application deadline: December 13, 2021.

 

Included Benefits: 

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!  

The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here http://www.hr.arizona.edu/benefits

Application Deadline: 
Monday, December 13, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Jared Males
Title: 
Assistant Astronomer, Steward Observatory
Institution/Company: 
University of Arizona
Department Name: 
Steward Observatory
Street Line 1: 
933 N. Cherry Avenue Suite N205A
City: 
Tucson
State/Province: 
AZ
Zip/Postal Code: 
85721
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
5206212288
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
req7386
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Attention To: 
Jared Males
Subject: 
req7386