The Department of Physics at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville invites applications for the position of Postdoctoral Researcher in Astrophysics. The successful applicant will work with Prof. Bret Lehmer and his research group on studies related to X-ray emission from normal galaxies and/or spectral energy distribution fitting of multiwavelength data to investigate galaxy properties. Dr. Lehmer’s group makes use of a variety of data from X-ray and multiwavelength observational facilities, including, e.g., Chandra, XMM-Newton, NuSTAR, Hubble Space Telescope, Spitzer, Sloan Digital Sky Survey, GALEX, and Herschel. A summary of Dr. Lehmer’s group and research activities can be found at https://lehmer.uark.edu/. The successful applicant will have the option to work with and mentor quality undergraduate and graduate students and participate in teaching and outreach activities, if desired.
This is a one-year appointment, renewable based on the need for the position, availability of funding, and continued satisfactory level of performance in the role. Applicants must hold a PhD in Astronomy, Physics, or a related field by the start of employment. Required documents include (1) Cover Letter/Letter of Application, (2) Curriculum Vitae, and (3) List of three Professional References (name, email, business title). To apply, please follow the University of Arkansas Application Link below.
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
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