The Department of Astronomy in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for a postdoctoral research position to collaborate with Professors Christopher Kochanek and Krzysztof Stanek in areas connected to the All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae (ASAS-SN), the search for failed supernovae using the Large Binocular Telescope (LBT) and related studies of massive stars and transients.
The appointment will begin in Fall 2018 or earlier and run for two years with extension to a third year possible based on performance and availability of funds.
Assets of the Ohio State department include a 1/6 observing share of the Large Binocular Telescope, a 1/4 share of MDM observatory, membership in all SDSS-II projects and a lively scientific environment.
Applicants must have a PhD in astronomy or a related field by the start date of the appointment and experience in observational research; this position would also be appropriate for a theorist with strong observational interests. Appointment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to a criminal background check.
Application Instructions: Please visit the Ohio State University’s job postings website at http://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/81674 to submit a CV and a statement of research interests. Only applications submitted through jobsatosu.com will be accepted. The Ohio State University is an NSF Advance Institution.
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.