The Department of Astronomy at the University of Virginia invites applications for the Near-Field Cosmology Prize Research Associate position. The successful applicant will work with Prof. Nitya Kallivayalil on stellar populations studies in the local Universe involving HST, JWST and ground-based data. The successful applicant can also propose their own topics within the umbrella of near-field cosmology research and will have access to their own research and travel funds.
QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. degree in astronomy, physics, or a related field by the starting date of the appointment is required. Experience in analyzing HST data is preferred.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UVAJobs/job/Charlottesville-VA/Near-Field-Cosmology-Prize-Research-Associate_R0029008 and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interest, contact information for three references
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APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on Dec. 15, 2021 and the posting will remain open until filled. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.
This position is initially a one-year appointment, with renewal for an additional two one-year increments contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.
For questions regarding the position, contact Nitya Kallivayalil, Associate Professor, at [email protected].
For questions regarding the application process, contact Rich Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at [email protected].
For more information on the benefits available to postdoctoral fellows at UVA, visit postdoc.virginia.edu and hr.virginia.edu/benefits.