Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in the areas of high-redshift massive galaxies and protoclusters in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of California, Riverside. The successful candidate will work with Professor Gillian Wilson and other key team members on the analysis of Spitzer Space Telescope SERVS and DEEPDRILL Exploration Science survey observations.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to network within Professor Wilson's active international collaborations. The position comes with funds for travel and computers. The candidate will also be encouraged to pursue his/her own research in related areas. Additional projects from the SpARCS and GOGREEN surveys are available. The candidate will have access to the facilities of the UC Observatories (Keck and Lick).
The initial appointment will be for two years, with the possibility of renewal for a third year based on satisfactory performance and funding. The starting date is negotiable. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Physics or Astronomy by the date of appointment.
The City of Riverside (population 300,000) is located 50 miles east of Los Angeles. The San Bernardino mountains nearby offer hiking and skiing. Several Southern California beach communities lie 50 miles to the west, and Palm Springs and the Joshua Tree National Park lie 60 miles to the east. Interested applicants should submit a CV, publication record, and a brief description of research interests and relevant experience, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be emailed directly to Professor Wilson at the above address by January 15th, 2018.
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