Postdoctoral Researcher in Astronomical Polarimetry Instrumentation

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, October 30, 2021
Archive Date: 
Saturday, November 27, 2021
The upcoming date less then 1 day.
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
California State University Northridge
Department Name: 
Physics & Astronomy Department
Street Line 1: 
18111 Nordhoff Street
Street Line 3: 
91330
City: 
Northridge
State/Province: 
California
Zip/Postal: 
91330
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Qualifications and responsibilities: A recent PhD degree in Astronomy, Optics or relevant field will be required.  The postdoctoral researcher will be under the supervision of Profs Ren and Christian. He/She will develop the polarimeter instrument for solar high-resolution imaging and solar magnetic field measurements, which involve optical system test, opto-mechanical assembly, and on-site instrument test at the California State University Northridge (CSUN) and the Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO).

Software programming skill, such as the LabVIEW and Matlab coding, is highly desirable. Knowledge of astronomical or optical instruments is needed. A US driver’s license to be able to drive between the CSUN and the BBSO is a plus.

This is a two-year position, currently supported by the US National Science Foundation (NSF), with the possibility to extend, depending on the availability of the funding.

CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching and scholarship. CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability.

For any question, please contact Prof Ren at [email protected]

To apply this position, please go to the university website at

https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/nr/en-us/job/505124/postdoctoral-research-assistant

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$30000.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$45000.00 (USD)
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Deqing Ren
Title: 
Professor
Institution/Company: 
California State University Northridge
Department Name: 
Physics & Astronomy Department
Street Line 1: 
18111 Nordhoff Street
City: 
Northridge
State/Province: 
California
Zip/Postal Code: 
91330
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
8189608498
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
Physics & Astronomy Department, CSUN