Postdoctoral Research Associate

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, October 22, 2022
Archive Date: 
Saturday, December 3, 2022
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Brown University
Department Name: 
Department of Physics
City: 
Providence
State/Province: 
Rhode Island
Zip/Postal: 
02912
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

 

We invite applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to join the group of Prof. Gregory Tucker to work on exoplanet science.   The successful candidate will help develop and use the balloon-borne EXCITE to understand exoplanet atmospheres by measuring spectroscopic phase curves. The successful candidate will work closely with the multi-institution EXCITE team. Opportunities include developing advanced instrumentation, data analysis pipelines and analysis techniques. The start date could be as early as January 1, 2023 but is negotiable.  Initial appointment will be for one year with the possibility of renewal based on satisfactory performance, mutual agreement, and availability of funds.

Minimum qualifications: Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Physics or related field before the starting the position and have at least a year of relevant research experience.

Preferred qualifications: Prior experience with exoplanet research with a broad set of skills and experience.  Solid research experience, experience developing relevant instrumentation, strong coding and analysis skills, excellent communication skills, ability to work both independently and with a diverse team.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, a statement of research interests and experience. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted.  All materials should be submitted to https://apply.interfolio.com/114013. Evaluation of applications will begin on December 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. For questions about the position, please contact Prof. Gregory Tucker.

The Physics Department seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, viewpoints, and ways of knowing and learning.  In their cover letter applicants should address their ideas for contributing to an open and inclusive research environment.  Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Gregory Tucker
Title: 
Professor
Institution/Company: 
Brown University
Department Name: 
Department of Physics
Country: 
United States of America
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Postdoctoral Research Associate