Postdoctoral Position in Stellar and Exoplanetary Research

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, December 17, 2018
Archive Date: 
Monday, January 14, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
Phillips Hall
City: 
Chapel Hill
State/Province: 
NC
Zip/Postal: 
27599
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a postdoctoral research position to work with Professor Andrew Mann on low-mass any of a variety of projects including: 1) follow-up of planets identified around young and late-type stars by the K2 and TESS missions, 2) techniques to measure fundamental properties of M dwarfs and their young counterparts, 3) design and construction of Smallsats/Cubesats for planetary and stellar astronomy, and/or 4) transmission spectroscopy of young transiting exoplanets.

The successful applicant will be expected to participate in or lead one or more of these programs or other research of their own design in a related area, particularly if the work involves other members of the team.

The position is guaranteed for two years, with a third contingent on performance and availability of funding. The position start date is flexible, but likely to be the Summer of Fall of 2019. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Astronomy, Physics, Statistics, Computer Science, or a related field prior to the start date. Please include a CV (with a list of relevant publications), and cover letter describing relevant research experience and interests. One letter of reference should be submitted through the online system. Any additional materials or questions about the position can be sent to awmann@unc.edu with the subject “Postdoc position”. Applications received by January 15, 2019 will receive full consideration.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

 

Included Benefits: 

More information on postdoc benefits at UNC can be found at https://research.unc.edu/postdoctoral-affairs/postdocs/new/benefits-serv... and details on the insurance plan for postdocs can be found at https://research.unc.edu/postdoctoral-affairs/postdoc-medical-plan/

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, March 1, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Dr. Andrew Mann
Title: 
Assistant Professor
Institution/Company: 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
Philips Hall
City: 
Chapel Hill
State/Province: 
NC
Zip/Postal Code: 
27599
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
2164023585
Email: 
awmann@unc.edu
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
147258
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Dr. Andrew Mann
Subject: 
postdoctoral position
Email: 
awmann@unc.edu