The Department of Astronomy at New Mexico State University seeks applications for a postdoctoral appointment, the Clyde and Patricia Tombaugh Scholar. This position, established in honor of the contributions of Dr. Clyde Tombaugh to Astronomy, is a research fellowship targeted to recent recipients of a PhD. This position will be for a two year period, with a possibility of extension to a third year depending on performance and funding. A research fund will be available for travel and/or publications. We are particularly interested in individuals whose research areas align with or complement those of our current faculty, namely in the areas of solar physics, planetary science, stellar populations, interstellar medium, galaxy formation and evolution, or cosmology (see http://astronomy.nmsu.edu for more details). The department is a member of the Astrophysical Research Consortium, with access to the ARC 3.5m telescope and NMSU 1m telescope at Apache Point Observatory. We are a participant in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey IV project. The position is targeted to start in August 2018. A requirement for individuals who fill this position is to present a public lecture to the local community. Candidates must have obtained their PhD prior to starting this position. Please submit a curriculum vitae with a publication list, description of research goals through the NMSU Jobs site at https://jobs.nmsu.edu/postings/30143 by January 15, 2018. Three reference letters are also required to be emailed to email@example.com. Inquiries may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Women, minorities, veterans, and disabled persons are encouraged to apply. Offer of employment is contingent upon verification of individual's eligibility for employment in the United States. NMSU IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Group medical insurance, group life insurance, long-term disability insurance, New Mexico educational retirement, worker's compensation, sick and annual leave, and unemployment compensation. Opportunity for educational advancement.
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