Postdoctoral position in astronomical optical instrumentation

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Archive Date: 
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
California State University Northridge
Department Name: 
Physics & Astronomy Department
City: 
Northridge
State/Province: 
CA
Zip/Postal: 
91330
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Astronomical High-resolution and High-contrast Imaging Group (AHHIG) at California State University Northridge (CSUN) has an immediately-open Postdoctoral Fellow position. This is a 2-year position supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), with the possibility to extend to 5 years, depending on the availability of founding.

The Postdoctoral Fellow will work in the CSUN group under the supervision of Professor Deqing Ren, performing a wide range of research regarding cutting-edge astronomical optical and infrared instrumentation developments, including the development of a polarimeter for exoplanet imaging and solar magnetic measurements, a solar seeing profile measurement system, and a portable solar/stellar adaptive optics instrument. The Postdoctoral researcher will have the opportunity to use US 4-m class telescopes for instrument development & scientific observation.

A Ph.D. in Optics or Astronomical Optical-Infrared Instrumentation Development with CCD camera data reduction skills is highly desirable. Interested applicant should contact Professor Ren directly at ren.deqing@csun.edu.

Included Benefits: 

Yes

Application Deadline: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, December 18, 2017
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Deqing Ren
Title: 
Professor