Astrophysicist (Post-doctoral Research Fellow)

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Publish Date: 
Thursday, April 22, 2021
Archive Date: 
Thursday, May 20, 2021
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Government Agency
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

Astrophysicist (Post- Doctoral Research Fellow)

Institution Name: Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory is part of the largest and most diverse astrophysical institution in the world, where the staff carries out a broad program of research in astronomy, astrophysics and earth and space sciences. If you would like to join this exciting organization, apply today! The purpose of this position is to train postdoctoral researchers to conceive, plan and conduct highly specialized research in Astrophysics.  The incumbent will be expected to perform scholarly research and participate in making contributions to the physical fields of science.


In addition, incumbent functions as part of a team to fulfill the following responsibilities: conduct a program of research and scholarship in the area of high energy astrophysics, assists in the development of software, databases and packages for analyzing high resolution spectra in the high energy astrophysics field, support, as required, the development of proposals or research funding, and mentor and assist, as appropriate and as directed, the research graduate and undergraduate students in your area of research.


For further information and requirements, view the complete Job Vacancy Announcement at:


Application Procedure: SAO will only accept applications online for this position. For complete information and online application procedures, please visit: USAJOBS


The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in our workplace.

Application Deadline: 
Saturday, May 22, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Saturday, May 22, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
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