Postdoctoral Associate

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, January 10, 2022
Archive Date: 
Monday, February 21, 2022
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Minnesota
Department Name: 
Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research position at the Minnesota Institute for Astro-physics at the University of Minnesota. The postdoctoral researcher will work with Professor Claudia Scarlata and collaborators on science related to the reionization of the Universe and the escape of ionizing radiation, using new imaging and spectroscopic data obtained with the Hubble and the James Webb Space Telescopes.
The successful applicant will have access to the Large Binocular Telescope, Steward Observatory telescopes and the Supercomputing Institute at the University of Minnesota.
The position is for 2 years, renewable for a third year, contingent on performance and funding. Candidates must have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or a related field before the commencement of the position in Summer or Fall 2022. Experience with Hubble Space Telescope imaging and/or spectroscopy is desired, but all interested applicants should apply.

We only accept on-line applications. The position will ideally start by Fall 2022 but is flexible. Applicants should apply by February 28, 2022, but applications will be accepted until position is filled.

To apply, please submit the following documents at this link:

  • A cover letter explaining why you are interested and qualified for the position 
  • Curriculum vitae including recent publications
  • Statement of research interest and experience

Additionally, have two letters of reference sent to Angie Stehr : [email protected]

Application Deadline: 
Monday, February 28, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, February 28, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
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