Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), to work with Dr. Angela Speck on the study of stardust. The successful applicant will contribute to a research program on the origin and nature of dust around low- to intermediate-mass stars.
Experience with infrared spectroscopy and/or radiative transfer modeling is preferred. Applicants should have a PhD in astronomy or physics on arrival. The appointment will be for an initial period of two years, with renewal for a third year, contingent upon satisfactory progress. The position includes a competitive salary, research/travel funds. There will be opportunities for career development beyond research, through teaching and outreach programs.
UTSA is a diverse, Hispanic Serving Institution and over half of the student population are first generation college students. San Antonio is the 7th largest city in the U.S. and a major multicultural, metropolitan area. The successful candidate must have the ability to work with a diverse urban population and support the University’s commitment to thrive as a Hispanic Serving Institution.
Applicants should submit electronically: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; and 3) a description of their research background and plans. In addition, applicants should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted electronically. Applications should be submitted through https://jobs.utsa.edu/postings/13962 . Questions can be directed to Dr. Angela Speck (firstname.lastname@example.org). Review of materials will begin on December 1st 2019.
UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.