Postdoctoral researcher to work Dark Energy Bedrock All-Sky Supernova (DEBASS) Survey (Boston University)

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, November 29, 2023
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, January 3, 2024
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Boston University
Department Name: 
Institute for Astrophysical Research
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The cosmology initiative at Boston University (BU) invites applications for Postdoctoral researcher to work with Professor Dillon Brout on the Dark Energy Bedrock All-Sky Supernova (DEBASS) Survey.

This postdoctoral researcher would lead the data reduction, difference imaging, and photometric pipeline of ~15,000 Dark Energy Camera (DECam) images taken as part of the DEBASS survey. Proficiency with DECam data reduction or Dark Energy Survey reduction pipelines is desired. The postdoctoral researcher will also spend a portion of their time as a member of the Roman Space Telescope Supernova Ia Project Infrastructure Team contributing to preparations for Roman science. The initial appointment is for two years, renewable for a third year.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement (maximum length 2 pages + refs, addressing relevant past/current work), and three letters of recommendation.

Apply via email to Professor Dillon Brout ([email protected]).

Applications received by December 29th, 2023 will be given full consideration.

The Astronomy Department and its affiliated research centers, the Center for Space Physics and the Institute for Astrophysical Research, are committed to valuing the principles of inclusion, equity, and diversity in all academic and research settings at Boston University through building a collegial and supportive community of scholars and students.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$65000.00 (USD)
Application Deadline: 
Friday, December 29, 2023
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Dillon Brout
Assistant Professor
United States of America