Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Stellar Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, May 23, 2020
Archive Date: 
Saturday, July 4, 2020
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Warwick
Department Name: 
Department of Physics
Street Line 1: 
Gibbet Hill Road
City: 
Coventry
State/Province: 
Warwickshire
Zip/Postal: 
CV4 7AL
Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Astronomy and Astrophysics group seeks to appoint a Research Fellow to work with Prof. Thomas Marsh on white dwarfs in compact binary systems. They will work on the nature of and the search for pulsar-like rapidly-spinning white dwarfs and pulsating white dwarfs in binary systems. They will also work as part of a team that operates and exploits the high-speed CCD cameras ULTRACAM, ULTRASPEC and HiPERCAM, based in Chile, Thailand and the Canary Islands.

Candidates must hold, or be about to obtain, a doctoral degree in astrophysics or a related field. Experience with one or more of UV, optical and near-infrared observations and data analysis is desirable, along with experience of research on compact stellar remnants.

The position is available until March 31, 2023. Applicants should submit a signed covering letter with a concise description of their research or technical accomplishments & interests, as well as a curriculum vitae, including a full publication list. They should provide the names of two academic referees.

Please direct informal inquiries to Prof. Thomas Marsh (T.R.Marsh@warwick.ac.uk). Further information on the Astronomy and Astrophysics group at Warwick can be found at www.astro.warwick.ac.uk

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$38000.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$49000.00 (USD)
Application Deadline: 
Friday, July 3, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, July 17, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Tom Marsh
Title: 
Professor of Experimental Physics
Institution/Company: 
University of Warwick
Department Name: 
Department of Physics
Street Line 1: 
Gibbet Hill Road
City: 
Coventry
State/Province: 
Warwickshire
Zip/Postal Code: 
CV4 7AL
Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Phone: 
+44-1926-632442
Email: 
t.r.marsh@warwick.ac.uk
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
102825-0520
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Tom Marsh
Subject: 
PDRA position
Email: 
t.r.marsh@warwick.ac.uk