Postdoctoral Research Associate

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Virginia
Department Name: 
Department of Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
530 McCormick Rd
Street Line 2: 
PO BOX 400325
Street Line 3: 
22904
City: 
Charlottesville
State/Province: 
Virginia
Zip/Postal: 
22904
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Astronomy at the University of Virginia invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position to work with Prof. Ilse Cleeves in the area of astrochemical modeling and observations of protoplanetary disks.

 

The postdoctoral research associate will join a vibrant star and planet-formation group spanning the departments of Astronomy and Chemistry, as well as NRAO, located nearby on UVa grounds and home to the NAASC. The successful candidate will also have access to the Astronomy Department's telescope resources, including the Large Binocular Telescope, the ARC 3.5-m Telescope at Apache Point Observatory, and the telescopes of Steward Observatory (including the ARO).

 

QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. degree in astronomy or a related field by the starting date of the appointment is required. Experience with astrochemistry, disk modeling, and/or ALMA observations is preferred.

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UVAJobs/job/Charlottesville-VA/Research-Associate-in-Astronomy_R0019155  and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interest, contact information for three references

Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the CV box.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on October 23, 2020. Applications must be received by December 22, 2020 to be considered. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.

 

This position is initially a one-year appointment, with renewal for an additional two one-year increments contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance. The nominal start date is August 1, 2021.

 

For questions regarding the position, contact Ilse Cleeves, Assistant Professor, at lic3f@virginia.edu.

 

For questions regarding the application process, contact Rich Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at rkh6j@virginia.edu.

 

For more information on the benefits available to postdoctoral associates at UVA, visit postdoc.virginia.edu and hr.virginia.edu/benefits.

 

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

Included Benefits: 

Benefits Included

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, February 15, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Ilse Cleeves
Title: 
Assistant Professor
Institution/Company: 
University of Virginia
Street Line 1: 
530 McCormick Rd
Street Line 2: 
PO BOX 400325
City: 
Charlottesville
State/Province: 
Virginia
Zip/Postal Code: 
22904
Country: 
United States of America
Email: 
lic3f@virginia.edu
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
University of Virginia
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Richard Haverstrom
Subject: 
Application Process
Email: 
rkh6j@virginia.edu