Postdoc Employee

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
UC Berkeley
Department Name: 
Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
501 Campbell Hall
City: 
Berkeley
State/Province: 
CA
Zip/Postal: 
94720
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Astronomy at UC Berkeley is seeking a highly motivated individual to carry out research on nearby dwarf galaxies using the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) in collaboration with Dr. Daniel Weisz. The successful applicant will work with multi-wavelength imaging of resolved stars in nearby dwarf galaxies as part of two new HST programs (GO-15275 and AR-15056). The primary goals of these programs are to characterize young stellar populations, reconstruct recent star formation histories, and measure the high-mass stellar initial mass function. The successful applicant will also have the opportunity to collaborate with ongoing efforts involving the Keck telescope, plan observations for the James Webb Space Telescope, and pursue an independent research program.

Basic Qualifications (by time of application)
Candidates must already hold a PhD or be in the process of obtaining a PhD in astronomy, astrophysics, or a related field

Additional Qualifications (by start date)
Candidates must have obtained their PhD or equivalent degree in astronomy, astrophysics, or related field by the start date.

Appointment
This will be a full-time appointment. The approximate start date for this position will be September 2018. The initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of an extension for an additional two years based on performance and the availability of funding.

To Apply

Visit https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01518

Interested individuals should include a current CV (required) and three letters of recommendation (required). Additionally, interested individuals will need to submit a Statement of Research (required, up to 3 pages) and should include past and current research as well as an explanation for their interest in the position. It is optional to include a 1-2-page cover letter describing research experience and interests.

It is also optional to include a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$48216.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$60000.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 

Generous benefits are included: http://vspa.berkeley.edu/postdocs

Application Deadline: 
Friday, January 19, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Dan Weisz
Title: 
Professor
Institution/Company: 
UC Berkeley
Department Name: 
Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
501 Campbell Hall
City: 
Berkeley
State/Province: 
CA
Zip/Postal Code: 
94720
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
510-642-5275
Email: 
dan.weisz@berkeley.edu
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Dan Weisz
Subject: 
Postdoc Employee Recruitment
Email: 
dan.weisz@berkeley.edu