Postdoctoral Scholars: Observations of Supernovae and Other Transients - Astronomy Department

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, January 9, 2020
Archive Date: 
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of California, Berkeley
Department Name: 
Astronomy
City: 
Berkeley
State/Province: 
CA
Zip/Postal: 
94720
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Postdoctoral Scholars: Observations of Supernovae and Other Transients - Astronomy Department

The Department of Astronomy at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar, in the area of supernovae (SNe) and other transients such as gamma-ray bursts (GRBs), with an expected start date in the fall of 2020.

The successful candidate will work under the direction of Prof. Alex Filippenko and will preferably have an interest and experience in optical spectropolarimetry of SNe. Other interests could include optical/infrared spectroscopy of SNe, studying long-term light curves of transients from diverse datasets; including data from the Lick and Keck Observatories; analysis of Hubble Space Telescope spectra & images of SNe, as well as images of their environments; the SN Hubble diagram; and progenitors of SNe. The successful candidate will participate in observations & data reduction, writing proposals and papers, developing data-analysis software, and assisting graduate and undergraduate students in the research group.

The position is for two years, full time, with renewal for a third year contingent on performance & funding. The position will be open until filled.

For more information about the position, including required qualifications & application materials go to

https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF02443

Contact information for questions Emily Martinez, emartinez24@berkeley.edu The University of California, Berkeley is an AA/EEO employer.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, February 7, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Saturday, February 29, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Alex Filippenko
Title: 
Professor
Institution/Company: 
University of California, Berkeley
Department Name: 
Astronomy
Country: 
United States of America
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Emily Martinez
Subject: 
Postdoctoral Scholars: Observations of Supernovae and Other Transients
Email: 
emartinez24@berkeley.edu