Postdoctoral Position in Exoplanet Research and Public Outreach

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Publish Date: 
Tuesday, March 7, 2023
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, May 2, 2023
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Boise State University
Department Name: 
Dept of Physics
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1910 University Drive
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United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Physics at Boise State University invites applicants for a postdoc in Brian Jackson’s group. Experience in exoplanet transit photometry using space- and ground-based methods desired. The postdoc will also participate in outreach efforts including light pollution measurement, effects on astronomy, and policy in coordination with Dr. Travis Longcore at UCLA. 

Intended start date is summer 2023 but can be negotiated. Compensation includes about $50k in salary plus benefits, conference travel, publication charges, and moving expenses. The appointment is for two years with possible renewal for a third year subject to performance and funding availability. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or a related field at appointment.

Boise State University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and encourages members of historically underrepresented groups to apply. The City of Boise is rapidly growing and is very family-friendly. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Please submit a CV, a 3-page research statement, 1-page outreach statement, & contact information for professional references to Application review expected to begin first week of May with offer by end of May. Direct questions to Prof. Brian Jackson - [email protected].

Application Deadline: 
Friday, April 28, 2023
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Brian Jackson
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Boise State University
Department Name: 
Dept of Physics
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Brian Jackson