Postdoctoral Research Associate I

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, January 10, 2020
Archive Date: 
Friday, February 14, 2020
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Arizona
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

Steward Observatory seeks to fill a position as a postdoctoral fellow for existing programs and to support the NIRCam and MIRI teams for JWST. The immediate scientific focus will be to assist in awarded programs with HST for coronagraphic imaging of nearby debris disks, on developing an advanced debris disk model, and to prepare for guaranteed time programs with JWST on debris disks. The position is also to help with reduction of instrument commissioning data and the optimization of analysis tools. The positions will be immersed within a rich astrophysical environment. SO is a member of the interdisciplinary Theoretical Astrophysics Program. The new University-wide Research Data Center provides access to high-end, local supercomputing resources (up to ~ 380 TFLOPS) including distributed, shared-memory, and GPU architectures. Observational facilities at SO include the 2x8.4m Large Binocular Telescope, the 6.5m MMT, and the twin 6.5m Magellan telescopes.

The position is at a salary from $54,000 to $73,000, depending on qualifications and experience. Appointment to a research faculty position can be considered for exceptionally well-qualified applicants.

Application Deadline: Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020

Selection Date: No later than February 14, 2020

Send application materials to, who will provide further application instructions. 

Application Deadline: 
Friday, February 7, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, February 14, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Susan Warner
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George Rieke