Postdoctoral Research Associate in Planet Formation and Exoplanets

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Publish Date: 
Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Georgia
Department Name: 
Department of Physics and Astronomy
City: 
Athens
State/Province: 
Georgia
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

We seek applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the broad field of exoplanets and planet formation and evolution and protoplanetary accretion discs. The successful candidate will join the research group lead by Dr. Hall at the University of Georgia, Athens (UGA), USA. Athens is a vibrant, liberal, college town renowned for gardens, museums, restaurants and its live music scence.

The goal of this position is to increase our knowledge of planet formation and evolution and/or exoplanets by performing theoretical or computational research. The successful candidate will work together with Dr. Hall on these topics depending on their research interests and experience.

The position is for 2 years, with the possibility of extension if additional external funding is secured. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, irrespective of nationality (visa information is available from the UGA office of global engagement), gender, age, disability, race, career status, religion or belief, and sexual orientation.

Apply using the URL to the online application form in the Apply to Job section. Candidates should submit: 1)Cover letter 2)Resume/Vitae 3) Two page research statement of past and current research 4) One page statement of future research plans, and how they see their research interests aligning with or complementing those of Dr. Hall's research group 5) A 300 word statement outlining their past and future commitment to equity, diversity and inclusivity. 6) Three letters of reference submitted directly by the referees to Robin Taylor at [email protected] 

Informal enquiries about the position should be made to Dr. Hall. Deadline for receipt of all application materials is 15 January 2022. Start date is flexible.

Included Benefits: 

The position is fully eligible for benefits including UGA employee health insurance and dental plans, vision plan, and UGA’s retirement program. The position comes with 10 hours per month of paid annual leave, and 8 hours per month of paid sick leave.

Application Deadline: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Dr. Hall
Title: 
Assistant Professor of Computational Astrophysics
Institution/Company: 
University of Georgia
Department Name: 
Department of Physics and Astronomy
City: 
Athens
State/Province: 
Georgia
Zip/Postal Code: 
30602
Country: 
United States of America