Postdoctoral Associate in Observational Cosmology

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Department Name: 
Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research
City: 
Cambridge
State/Province: 
MA
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research invites applications for a postdoctoral research position in 21cm cosmology.  The successful applicant will work with Professor Jacqueline Hewitt and will have the opportunity to play a leading role in research with the Hydrogen Epoch of Reionization Array (HERA;  see reionization.org).   Opportunities exist for being involved in commissioning the HERA array during build-out, data acquisition and analysis, and the interpretation of data within a framework of theoretical predictions of heating and reionization of the intergalactic medium at high redshift.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in physics, astronomy or a closely related field, preferably with a background in radio astronomy or cosmology.   Those with strong backgrounds in radio-frequency techniques, computing, and data analysis are especially encouraged to apply.  The position will be for two years, with one additional year contingent upon performance.

Interested candidates are asked to submit a curriculum vitae and brief (< 2 page) statement of research interests to the below address. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to the same address.

Applications received by December 15, 2017, will receive full consideration.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

Included Benefits: 
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017
Current Status of Position: 
No Status Given (Opted Out)
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Jacqueline N. Hewitt
Title: 
Professor
Institution/Company: 
MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research
Street Line 1: 
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Street Line 2: 
37-241
City: 
Cambridge
State/Province: 
MA
Zip/Postal Code: 
02139
Email: 
jhewitt@mit.edu
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Professor Jacqueline Hewitt
Subject: 
Postdoctoral Associate Position
Email: 
jhewitt@mit.edu