Postdoctoral Scholar in Extragalactic Astronomy

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, October 16, 2017
Archive Date: 
Monday, November 27, 2017
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
UCLA
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
City: 
Los Angeles
State/Province: 
CA
Zip/Postal: 
90095
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for one or more post-doctoral research positions at the University of California Los Angeles. The successful applicant(s) will work with Prof. Tommaso Treu on one or more of the following topics: i) galaxies at the epoch of reionization; ii) dark matter in clusters of galaxies; iii) galaxy formation and evolution. Available resources include Hubble Space Telescope, Spitzer, Keck, VLT data, and access to the Hoffman2 shared cluster. Previous experience in analysis of HST data, ground based imaging and spectroscopy, code development, and/or gravitational lens modeling is considered a plus but is not necessary. A fraction of the successful candidates' time is expected to be devoted to independent research.  The appointments are for two years, pending the availability of funds. Renewal for a third year is subject to performance and availability of funds.

The appointments are expected to start on or before Sep 1 2018, and require the completion of a PhD. Applicants should submit: i) statement of research interests and/or research proposal; ii) publication list; iii) CV. They should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent. All application materials should be emailed to treupd17@astro.ucla.edu. Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 1 2017. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to excellence through diversity.

 

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Selection Deadline: 
Sunday, January 21, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Tommaso Treu
Title: 
Professor
Institution/Company: 
UCLA
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
City: 
Los Angeles
State/Province: 
CA
Zip/Postal Code: 
90095
Country: 
United States of America
Email: 
treupd17@astro.ucla.edu
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Tommaso Treu
Subject: 
2017 postdoctoral search
Email: 
treupd17@astro.ucla.edu