Post Doctoral Fellow in High-Energy Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, October 28, 2022
Archive Date: 
Friday, December 9, 2022
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Clemson University
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Clemson University invites applications for one Postdoctoral fellow position in the field of high-energy astrophysics to work on Fermi.

The successful candidate will work under the mentorship of Dr. Marco Ajello on the analysis and interpretation of data provided by the Large Area Telescope on board the Fermi satellite. Dr. Ajello’s research focuses on the study of the extragalactic background light, the gamma-ray background, and active galactic nuclei. Familiarity with the physics of gamma-ray sources, the capability to work with multi-wavelength data and knowledge of Python (or C/C) are considered assets.

Anticipated start is August 2023. The appointment will be for one year with options for yearly renewal for up to three years based on performance and availability of funding.


Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Physics or Astronomy with a background in gamma-ray astrophysics, or particle astrophysics.

Application Instructions: All applications received by December 1st will be given consideration and the position will remain open until filled.

The applications should be submitted via Interfolio at ( and must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, a statement of research interests and three letters of references.


Application Deadline: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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High-energy Postdoc position