51 Pegasi b Fellowship in Planetary Astronomy at UCLA

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Los Angeles
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Heising-Simons Foundation invites applications for their 51 Pegasi b Postdoctoral Fellowship program in Planetary Astronomy, of which UCLA is a host institution. Applicants apply directly through the Heising-Simons Foundation website (www.51pegasib.org).

Relevant research areas at UCLA span astronomical observations of the solar system, planetary surfaces, planetary interiors, planetary atmospheres, planet formation theory, cosmochemistry, orbital dynamics, protoplanetary disks, instrumentation, detection and characterization of extrasolar planets. 51 Pegasi b Fellows who are hosted at UCLA can work with faculty who are members of UCLA’s Earth Planetary and Space Sciences (EPSS) and Physics & Astronomy (P&A) departments.  Interested applicants are encouraged to reach out to potential faculty hosts to discuss their proposals.


The Heising-Simons Foundation and UCLA are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion within their communities. Thus, we particularly welcome applications from individuals who belong to groups that have been historically underrepresented in planetary sciences and astronomy such as women, persons with disabilities, racial and ethnic minorities, gender and sexual minorities, and others who may contribute to the diversification of the field.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, October 1, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Heising-Simons Foundation
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Attention To: 
Hilke Schlichting (on behalf of the 51 Pegasi b Fellowship Committee at UCLA)
51 Pegasi b Fellowship