Postdoctoral Research Associate in AGN Research

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, December 7, 2018
Archive Date: 
Friday, January 4, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Florida Atlantic University
Department Name: 
Physics
Street Line 1: 
777 Glades Road
City: 
Boca Raton
State/Province: 
Florida
Zip/Postal: 
33431
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

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.

 

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, January 6, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, March 15, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Vicki Sarajedini
Title: 
Professor
Institution/Company: 
Florida Atlantic University
Department Name: 
Physics
Street Line 1: 
777 Glades Road
City: 
Boca Raton
State/Province: 
Florida
Zip/Postal Code: 
33431
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
561-297-0106
FAX: 
561-297-2662
Email: 
vsarajedini@fau.edu
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
REQ05247
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Vicki Sarajedini
Email: 
vsarajedini@fau.edu