Postdoctoral Research Scientist in TESS related science

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Small Academic
Institution/Company: 
American Museum of Natural History
Department Name: 
Astrophysics
City: 
New York
State/Province: 
New York
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Astrophysics department of the AMNH in New York City invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist position in stellar/exoplanet astronomy. The successful candidate will work jointly with Drs. Ruth Angus, Jackie Faherty, and Trevor David on TESS data to study stars, brown dwarfs & exoplanets. The successful candidate will have a PhD in astronomy, statistics, or a related field by the date of the appointment. A background in stellar/brown dwarf/exoplanetary astrophysics, and/or statistics & machine learning methods is preferred. The start date is flexible and could be any time after January 1, 2020. The appointment is initially for two years, with the possibility of renewal for up to three years. Questions regarding this position can be sent to rangus@amnh.org.

 

Applicants must submit a cover letter, a CV (including a list of publications), a statement of research (up to three pages), and arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly by the writers to Dr. Ruth Angus. Applications should be sent via email to rangus@amnh.org with subject line TESS POSTDOC APPLICATION by December 1st, 2019. 

 

Applications should conform to the AAS Postdoctoral Applications Guidelines. The AMNH is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The Museum encourages women, minorities, persons with disabilities, Vietnam era and disabled veterans to apply. The Museum does not discriminate due to age, sex, religion, race, color, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other factor prohibited by law.

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Ruth Angus
Title: 
Assistant Curator
Email: 
rangus@amnh.org
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Ruth Angus
Subject: 
Postdoc Research TESS
Email: 
rangus@amnh.org