Astrophysicist (Post-Doctoral Research Fellow)

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Publish Date: 
Saturday, May 7, 2022
Archive Date: 
Saturday, July 2, 2022
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Government Agency
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
United States of America
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Astrophysicist (Post-Doctoral Research Fellow)

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory


The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory is part of the largest and most diverse astrophysical institution in the world, where the staff carries out a broad program of research in astronomy, astrophysics and earth and space sciences.


This is the position of Astrophysicist (Post-Doctoral Research Fellow) in the High Energy Astrophysics Division. The purpose of this position is to train postdoctoral researchers to conceive, plan and conduct highly specialized research in astrophysics. The incumbent will be expected to perform scholarly research, instrumentation in the lab, on sounding rockets, and on satellite payloads, plus participate in making contributions to the physical fields of science.


For further information and requirements, view the complete Job Vacancy Announcement at:


Application Procedure: SAO will only accept applications online for this position. For complete information and online application procedures, please visit:


The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in our workplace.

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, July 7, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, July 7, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
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