Dodge Family Prize Fellowship

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, January 20, 2022
Archive Date: 
Thursday, February 17, 2022
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Oklahoma
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

Title: Dodge Family Prize Fellowship

Institution: University of Oklahoma

Deadline: Feb 15

Contact: John Wisniewski; [email protected]


Applications are invited for the Dodge Family Prize Fellowship (DFPF) at the University of Oklahoma. The astrophysics group enjoys institutional access to the OSCER supercomputer, the APO 3.5m telescope, and individual-access to ASAS-SN. Our group's current research includes a mix of theoretical and observational studies of AGN, circumstellar disks, cosmology, exoplanets, extragalactic astronomy, dark matter, galaxy formation, gravitational lensing, galaxy clusters, solar system (& extrasolar) dynamics, stellar astrophysics, supernova, and white dwarfs (see We welcome all applicants interested in pursuing observational or theoretical research in all areas of astrophysics. While DFPFs are expected to conduct independent research, we strongly encourage applicants to indicate in their cover letters and research statements any collaborations they hope to develop with existing faculty.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Astronomy or Physics. The term of the fellowship is up to 3 years (2 years of an initial appointment + 1 year renewal, contingent on satisfactory performance and continued funding). The start date for the appointment is flexible, with appointments as soon as Aug 1, 2022. Please indicate your potential start date in your application. The stipend will be $65,000 per year plus benefits, along with an annual $10,000 research budget for the Fellow.


To apply, upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and plans, and the names and contact information for 3 potential reference letter writers to


Applications received by Feb 15, 2022 will receive full consideration. We strongly encourage women, SGM applicants, under-represented minorities (in particular BIPOC applicants), and any intersection of the above identities, to apply.


The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to: admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, or health care services that the University operates or provides.

Pay Compensation
$65000.00 (USD)
Compensation Notes: 
$10,000 research budget
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, February 17, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, February 17, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
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