Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Astronomy

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Archive Date: 
Thursday, April 23, 2020
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Columbia University
Street Line 1: 
550 West 120th Street
City: 
New York
State/Province: 
NY
Zip/Postal: 
10027
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Columbia University in the City of New York invites applications for a full-time post-doctoral research scientist position at the Columbia Astrophysics Laboratory, to carry out observational investigations of neutron star phenomena.

The successful candidate will work with research scientists Dr. Eric Gotthelf and Dr. Slavko Bogdanov and will participate in and extend ongoing research programs, as well as pursue their own research. The candidate will have proven research ability and evidence of future research potential. Experience in analysis and interpretation of radio, X-ray, and/or gamma-ray data, pulsar search techniques and timing analysis, proficiency in coding and proposal writing, is preferred.

The appointment is initially for two year, with the possibility of renewal for one additional year; this is contingent upon the availability of funds and on-going progress. A Ph.D. or an equivalent degree in physics, astronomy, or a related field is required. The nominal but negotiable start date for this position is September 1, 2020 or earlier.

Questions regarding this position can be addressed to Dr. Bogdanov at slavko@astro.columbia.edu or Dr. Gotthelf at eric@astro.columbia.edu. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including a list of publications), and a statement of past research, and arrange to have three reference letters sent to pulsars@columbia.edu . Applications will only be considered after all materials have been received. The application screening process will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Included Benefits: 

Benefits included are those associated with an Office of Research at Columbia University. 

For information please refer to: https://humanresources.columbia.edu/content/2019-benefits-highlights-off...

 

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, July 31, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Dr. Slavko Bogdanov or Dr. Eric Gotthelf
Title: 
Research Scientist
Institution/Company: 
Columbia University
Department Name: 
Columbia Astrophysics Laboratory
Street Line 1: 
550 West 120th Street
City: 
New York
State/Province: 
NY
Zip/Postal Code: 
10027
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
2128544510
Email: 
pulsars@columbia.edu
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Dr. Slavko Bogdanov or Dr. Eric Gotthelf
Subject: 
Neutron Star Phenomena
Email: 
pulsars@columbia.edu