Peter A. Strittmatter Fellowship in Astronomy and Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Archive Date: 
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Arizona
Department Name: 
Steward Observatory
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are solicited for the Peter A. Strittmatter Fellowship in Astronomy and Astrophysics at Steward Observatory, University of Arizona. This postdoctoral fellowship provides an opportunity for a recent Ph.D. recipient to pursue an ambitious program of research in any area of theoretical, experimental, or observational astronomy or astrophysics. All of the observational and computational facilities of the Department of Astronomy and Steward Observatory are available to the Fellow, who is encouraged to conduct independent research and to develop collaborations with faculty, staff, and students.

The Stritttmatter Fellow will receive an annual stipend of $65,000 per year, as well as access to a generous research fund to support their scientific program. This is a year to year Fellowship for up to 3 years and commences in fall 2020. Candidates must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. in Astronomy or a related field before the start date of the Fellowship.

Apply for Posting # P20899 at  To complete the application, please follow the instructions under the heading Special Instructions to the Applicant. Submissions should include a cover letter, CV, list of publications, statement of current and proposed research and instrument development (5-page limit). You will need to provide names and email addresses for at least three references who will be automatically contacted upon submission of your application.

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, February 28, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Susan Warner
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Feryal Ozel