Florida Atlantic University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate. We seek qualified candidates to work with Professor Vicki Sarajedini on a variety of projects in the area of active galactic nuclei. The successful applicant will work on topics of mutual interest, pursue an independent research program, and contribute to the scientific life of the Department of Physics at Florida Atlantic University.
Preferred qualifications include a working knowledge of extragalactic photometric and spectroscopic data reduction and statistical techniques for the analysis of AGN variability.
Florida Atlantic University, one of the 12 universities in the state of Florida system, is located in Boca Raton, which is between West Palm Beach and Miami. The appointment is for a period of 2 years, with potential for extension up to an additional 12 months, contingent on funding and performance. The application deadline has been extended to January 6 but review of applications will begin before the AAS meeting in Seattle so that applicants may be contacted for interviews if they will be in attendance.
All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position (Postdoctoral Research Associate - Physics) on the Office of Human Resources' job website (https://fau.edu/jobs) (REQ05247) by completing the required online employment application and submitting the related documents. When completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format. In your cover letter, please include a statement of research interests and future research plans as well as the names of three individuals who could be approached for reference letters.
A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.
For more information and to apply, visit www.fau.edu/jobs and go to Apply Now (REQ #05247).
Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or other protected status. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711.
FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service. All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.