Postdoctoral position in high-energy, extragalactic astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, November 16, 2018
Archive Date: 
Friday, January 18, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Chicago
Department Name: 
Astronomy & Astrophysics
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Chicago invites applications for a post-doctoral scholar position to work with Prof. Irina Zhuravleva and collaborators on high-energy, extragalactic astrophysics. The astrophysics research includes multi-wavelength observations and theoretical studies of galaxy clusters, groups and giant elliptical galaxies, thermal and non-thermal processes in the intracluster medium, physics of AGN feedback, turbulence and transport processes in the intergalactic plasma, high-resolution X-ray spectroscopy. Applicants interested in other fields of extragalactic astrophysics are also encouraged to apply.

The initial appointment is for two years, with a renewal to a 3rd year contingent on funding and performance. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in astronomy, physics, or related fields at the start of the position. Candidates should preferentially have obtained their Ph.D. within the last 3 years.

Qualified applicants should e-mail to Prof. Zhuravleva at including a single PDF containing: a brief cover letter, a full curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and a concise (maximum 3 pages) research statement. Please arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent to the above email address.

All applications received by December 31st, 2018 will be given full consideration, but the position will remain open until March 1st, 2019.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at 

Application Deadline: 
Friday, March 1, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, March 1, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
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Postdoctoral position in high-energy, extragalactic astrophysics