Postdoctoral Position in Extragalactic Astrophysics: Reionization and High Redshift Galaxies

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
UC Davis
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
One Shields Ave
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for a post-doctoral research position at the University of California Davis. The successful applicant will work with Prof. Marusa Bradac on high redshift  galaxies and their role in reionizing the Universe, in connection with the large approved Spitzer and HST datasets. Available resources also include HST, Keck, Subaru and VLT data. Previous experience in analysis of Spitzer/IRAC data is considered a plus, but not necessary. A fraction of the successful candidate's time is expected to be devoted to independent research. The appointee will have access to the facilities of the Keck Observatories for such research. The appointment is for two years; renewal for a third year is subject to performance and availability of funds. The UCDavis physics department hosts a strong research program in astrophysics and cosmology and provides a stimulating environment.

The appointment is expected to start on or before September 1 2018 and requires the completion of a PhD by that date. Applicants should submit a statement of research interests, publication list, CV, and should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent. E-mail submission to is preferred. Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 15 2017. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to excellence through diversity.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, December 15, 2017
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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