Columbia University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist position in solar physics, at the Columbia Astrophysics Laboratory (CAL). The successful candidate will join the group of Drs. Michael Hahn and Daniel Wolf Savin. Topics of interest include the properties of plasma waves in the transition region and corona, the physical processes that accelerate the solar wind from within coronal holes and at their boundaries, and other subjects broadly related to coronal heating and the acceleration of the solar wind. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Solar Physics, Astrophysics, Physics, Applied Physics, Plasma Physics, or a related discipline. The appointment will be initially for one year with the possibility of renewal for up to two additional years contingent upon the availability of funds and mutual satisfaction. Questions regarding this position can be addressed to Dr. Michael Hahn at [email protected].
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including a list of publications), and research statement (no longer than 3 pages). Additionally, applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly by the writers to Dr. Hahn at [email protected]. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. The application deadline is May 08, 2023.
Columbia is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran Employer. CAL values a diverse workforce and culture of inclusion, which are keys to attracting and engaging the brightest minds to further our record of scientific excellence and groundbreaking innovations. Applications from women, minorities, and other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.