Postdoctoral position in extragalactic radio astronomy

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020
Archive Date: 
Thursday, January 7, 2021
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
McMaster University
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
1280 Main St W
City: 
Hamilton
State/Province: 
Canada - Ontario (ON)
Zip/Postal: 
ON L8S 4M1
Country: 
Canada
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellowship beginning in Sept, 2021 to work with Dr. Christine Wilson and her research group. Preference will be given to individuals who have observational expertise in the areas of star formation and interstellar medium research in nearby galaxies.  A background in radio astronomy data analysis is desirable. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join VERTICO, an ALMA Large Program studying the effect of environment on gas and star formation in Virgo cluster galaxies.

Interested candidates should submit an application (PDF file format) that includes (1) a cover letter, (2) a research proposal of not more than three pages including references, and (3) a current CV. Application materials and letters of reference should be submitted by email to wilson@physics.mcmaster.ca by January 7, 2021.  Applicants should also arrange for two letters of reference to be submitted separately to wilson@physics.mcmaster.ca.  Evaluation of applications will begin immediately following the closing date.

Appointments will initially be for one year; the fellowship is renewable for an additional year subject to academic review of the candidate. The salary will be $55,000.00 (CAN)  per year. This fellowship carries a competitive benefits package. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons, members of racialized communities and LGBTQ-identified persons. This position will be part of a Collective Agreement for Postdoctoral Fellows, CUPE 3906, Unit #3.

Included Benefits: 

Standard McMaster benefits package including medical benefits, for postdocs. 

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, January 7, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, February 1, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Dr. Christine Wilson
Institution/Company: 
McMaster University
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
1280 Main St W
City: 
Hamilton
State/Province: 
Canada - Ontario (ON)
Zip/Postal Code: 
ON L8S 4M1
Country: 
Canada
Phone: 
9055259140
Email: 
wilson@physics.mcmaster.ca
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Christine Wilson
Subject: 
Postdoctoral position in extragalactic radio astronomy
Email: 
wilson@physics.mcmaster.ca