Postdoctoral Research Position in Gamma-Ray Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Clemson University
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
118 Kinard Laboratory
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

We invite applications for a postdoctoral research position in the Department of Physics & Astronomy at Clemson University. The successful applicant will work with our faculty, Marco Ajello, Dieter Hartmann, Mark Leising, and Lih-Sin The, and our collaborators, on simulations in preparation for future mission proposals in MeV astronomy. We are working on projects such as AMEGO, eASTROGAM, and LOX, and seek to perform end-to-end simulations of sources, source populations, backgrounds, detectors, and data analyses in order to provide realistic assessments of mission science capabilities. Up to 50% of the successful applicant’s research time may be spent on independent research. Applicants whose research interests significantly overlap with our current efforts in nuclear and gamma-ray astrophysics are especially encouraged to apply.

This appointment can begin any time on or before 1 July 2019, and requires the completion of a Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or a closely related field. Applicants should submit a statement of research interests and curriculum vitae, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent. Applications are to be submitted at the following link Review of applications will begin 15 February 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Questions about the position or applying should be directed to Mark Leising (

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, February 15, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Apply via Interfolio
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Mark Leising
Postdoctoral position