ALMA is a partnership of East Asia, Europe, and North America in cooperation with the Republic of Chile. The NAOJ ALMA Project invites applications for one Postdoctoral Research Fellow position to carry out cutting-edge science using ALMA and to support the operation of ALMA. The duty station is NAOJ in Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan, with possible business trips to Chile, Europe, North America, Taiwan, and/or Korea. We welcome candidates who are eager to collaborate with researchers at NAOJ as well as the broader East Asia community members. The successful candidate is expected to be engaged in the ALMA science operations (e.g. data reduction, software development, user support on generating observing procedures and help desk), or development (hardware or software). In addition, the candidate will be involved in promoting scientific activities such as organization and support of science workshops.
Applicants must have a Ph. D. degree or equivalent in a relevant field. Good command of the English language is essential. Fluency in Japanese will be preferable, but not required.
Application documents must be prepared in English and must include (1) curriculum vitae, (2) summary of past research activities, (3) list of publications (separate refereed and non-refereed papers and provide individual citation counts from ADS), (4) outline of research plans, (5) major papers (up to three), (6) two reference letters: please ask your reference to upload the letter before the application deadline.
Deadline: 12:00(noon) (Japan Standard Time) on December 27, 2021