Postdoctoral position in planet formation

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, October 2, 2017
Archive Date: 
Monday, November 13, 2017
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Chicago
City: 
Chicago
State/Province: 
IL
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Researcher to work with Professor Fred Ciesla at the University of Chicago on studies of planet formation, including coupled dynamical and chemical evolution of  protoplanetary disks, planetary accretion, and the origin of planetary volatiles. While the primary work is expected to be theoretical/computational, opportunities for additional observational or analytic studies can be explored.

The position is supported through the “Earths in Other Solar Systems” program, a multi-institutional research consortium, funded through NASA's Nexus for Exoplanet System Studies. The successful applicant will be full member of the NExSS/EOS team.

To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, brief (2-3 page) statement of research experience and interests, and contact information for three references. Materials should be sent by email to fciesla@uchicago.edu. The position will remain open until filled. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2017; applications received by then are guaranteed to receive full consideration. The initial term is for one year, but the appointment can be renewed annually, depending on satisfactory performance and available funds. A PhD in astronomy, astrophysics, physics, or planetary sciences is required by the date of employment.  Salary commensurate with experience. Informal inquiries welcomed.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at: http://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017
Selection Deadline: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Fred Ciesla
Title: 
Professor
Institution/Company: 
University of Chicago
Department Name: 
Department of the Geophysical Sciences
Street Line 1: 
5734 South Ellis Ave
City: 
Chciago
State/Province: 
IL
Zip/Postal Code: 
60637
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
773-702-8169
Email: 
fciesla@uchicago.edu
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Fred Ciesla
Subject: 
Postdoctoral Postion
Email: 
fciesla@uchicago.edu