Steward Theory Postdoctoral Fellowship

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, November 14, 2020
Archive Date: 
Saturday, December 12, 2020
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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: 
Steward Observatory
Street Line 2: 
933 N. Cherry Avenue
Street Line 3: 
85721
City: 
Tucson
State/Province: 
AZ
Zip/Postal: 
85721
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Steward Observatory at the University of Arizona invites applications for the Steward Observatory Prize Postdoctoral Fellowship in Theoretical and Computational Astrophysics. The successful candidate will lead a high caliber independent research program as well as collaborate with theoretical and observational colleagues in the department. Candidates are expected to support an equitable and diverse scholarly environment in research, mentoring, and service. Steward Observatory provides a stimulating research environment, with an active program of seminars, conferences, and visitors. The department is home to a wide range of theoretical research programs, in topics such as general relativity and gravitation, cosmology, compact objects, astrophysical fluid dynamics, galaxy formation, star formation, and planet formation. Interested candidates are welcome to inquire with individual faculty about informal virtual visits. Candidates must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. in astrophysics, astronomy, or a related field before the commencement of the fellowship in Fall 2021. The deadline for submission of all materials is December 14, 2020.


The fellow will receive an annual stipend and an annual research fund for the duration of the fellowship. Postdoctoral positions are year-year appointments; this appointment may be renewed for up to three years contingent on funding and performance.

Duties & Responsibilities

The fellow will have access to extensive local computational resources, including state-of-the-art GPUs. The fellow is also encouraged to join the interdisciplinary Theoretical Astrophysics Program (TAP) that includes members of both the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory and the Physics Department.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. in astrophysics, astronomy,
or a related field before the commencement of the fellowship in Fall 2021.

Documents Needed to Apply

Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and Two Additional Documents

Special Instructions to Applicant

Applications should be submitted here,  including

1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum vitae
3. In the Additional Document slot: a list of publications
4. In the Additional Document slot: A maximum three page description of current and proposed research

5. Applicants will be contacted via email with instructions for submitting contact information for three references

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

 

 

 

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!  

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Application Deadline: 
Monday, December 14, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, December 31, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Kaitlin M. Kratter
Title: 
Associate Professor, University of Arizona, Department of Astronomy
Institution/Company: 
University of Arizona
Department Name: 
Steward Observatory
Street Line 1: 
Steward Observatory
Street Line 2: 
933 N. Cherry Avenue
City: 
Tucson
State/Province: 
AZ
Zip/Postal Code: 
85721
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
5206216524
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
University of Arizona
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Susan Warner
Subject: 
req2916
Email: 
warners@email.arizona.edu