Postdoctoral Position on Galactic Outflows - University of California, San Diego

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of California San Diego
La Jolla
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Center for Astrophysics and Space Sciences (CASS, at the University of California, San Diego seeks an outstanding postdoctoral scholar to work with Prof. Alison Coil in studies of outflowing galactic winds.  The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in astronomy or physics and will be familiar with astronomical observations, data reduction, and analysis algorithms and will have experience working with spectroscopic data.  The successful applicant will use multi-wavelength imaging data combined with Keck spectroscopy to lead emission and absorption line studies to characterize the properties of galactic outflows and their host galaxies.  The candidate will have the opportunity to use existing datasets as well as conduct new observations at the Keck and Lick observatories.

Funding is available for 2 years, beginning summer of 2019, with a third year contingent upon funding and progress.  Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience.  

Please submit an electronic application containing a curriculum vitae, list of publications, and a brief statement of research interests and experience to the email address listed above.  Arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent directly by email to this address by January 15, 2019.

UCSD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.  

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Dr. Alison Coil
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