Postdoctoral Fellow in high-energy Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Clemson University
Department Name: 
Department of Physics and Astronomy
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Clemson University invites applications for one Postdoctoral fellow position in the field of high-energy astrophysics.

The successful candidate will work under the mentorship of Dr. Marco Ajello whose research focuses on the study of the extragalactic background light, the gamma-ray background, active galactic nuclei and the study of objects in the plane of our Galaxy. Familiarity with the physics of high-energy sources, the capability to work with multi-wavelength data and knowledge of Python (or C/C++) are considered assets.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Physics or Astronomy with a background in gamma-ray astrophysics, or particle astrophysics. Anticipated start is Spring 2019, but it can be negotiated. All applications received by January 1st will be given full consideration and the position will remain open until filled. The appointment will be for one year with options for yearly renewal for up to three years based on performance and availability of funding. The applications should be submitted via Interfolio at and must include a curriculum vitae, list of publications, a statement of research interests and three letters of references.

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, February 1, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Dr. Marco Ajello