Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research position in the Department of Physics at the Texas State University to work with Prof. Blagoy Rangelov. Specific topics of interest include galactic and extragalactic multi-wavelength studies of X-ray source populations (e.g., pulsars, X-ray binaries), machine-learning methods, star clusters, and numerical simulations. A background in one or more of these areas will be especially helpful. The successful candidate will lead research projects, participate in writing observing proposals, publish results, and be encouraged to pursue independent research.
The position is initially for two years, renewed annually, with a third year contingent on funding and performance. The preferred starting date is September 1st, 2018, although other dates could be considered. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in astronomy, physics or related field by the date of the appointment. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV (including list of publications), and description of research interests, all as a single pdf file, to Prof. Rangelov at firstname.lastname@example.org. They should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to the same email address. Applications received by May 29, 2018, will be given full consideration.
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