Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, July 13, 2018
Archive Date: 
Friday, September 7, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Iowa
Department Name: 
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
30 N. Dubuque St.
City: 
Iowa City
State/Province: 
IA
Zip/Postal: 
52242
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Postdoctoral Research Scholar in High Energy Astrophysics

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Scholar position in high energy astrophysics in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Iowa.  The successful applicant will work with Prof. Philip Kaaret on HaloSat, a CubeSat to study oxygen line emission from the hot halo of the Milky Way that was recently begin operations.  Depending on the interests and abilities of the candidate and the availability of funding, it may also be possible to work on X-ray data analysis using Chandra and XMM-Newton and new space instrumentation.  Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Physics or Astronomy.  Experience in X-ray instrumentation and data analysis is preferred.  To apply, send an e-mail to <philip-kaaret@uiowa.edu> with the title ‘HaloSat postdoc search’. A single attachment to the email in pdf format must include a cover letter explaining why the candidate is suitable for the position, a CV with list of publications, and the names and contact information of three references.  Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.  Information about postdoc positions at Iowa, including benefits, is available at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/content/postdoc/. The Department and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

 

Application Deadline: 
Saturday, September 8, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, October 8, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Phil Kaaret
Title: 
Professor
Institution/Company: 
University of Iowa
Department Name: 
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
30 N. Dubuque St.
City: 
Iowa City
State/Province: 
IA
Zip/Postal Code: 
52242
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
319/335-1690
FAX: 
319-335-1753
Email: 
philip-kaaret@uiowa.edu
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Christine Stevens
Email: 
christine-stevens@uiowa.edu