Astronomy Research & Teaching Fellow

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Sunday, September 15, 2019
Archive Date: 
Sunday, October 27, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Small Academic
College of Charleston
Department Name: 
Physics & Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
66 George Street
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Physics & Astronomy ( at the College of Charleston invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship position in astrophysics to begin in fall 2020. The ART Fellow will be expected to teach one course per semester. The Fellow will be mentored in their teaching, and support will be provided for planning lessons and developing course material and assignments. The ART Fellow will also be expected to sustain an active research agenda in collaboration with Prof. Fragile and his undergraduate students. This will include generating publishable results, presenting at conferences, and possibly writing grant applications. Collaboration with other faculty and students within the department may also be possible. A PhD in physics, astronomy, or a closely related field is required by the start date. Experience with astrophysical fluid dynamics simulations, plus some background in high-energy astrophysics is preferred. Skills in code development or parallel computing would be a bonus.

Qualified applicants should submit: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a description of their research background and plans; and 4) the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references. Applications should be submitted electronically through Questions can be directed to Prof. Chris Fragile ( Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

Pay Compensation
Salary Max: 
$45000.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 

Eligible to participate in state-sponsored health and dental plans and state retirement plan.

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Chris Fragile
College of Charleston
Department Name: 
Physics & Astronomy
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