Post Doctoral Fellows in X-ray and Gamma-ray Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, September 27, 2019
Archive Date: 
Friday, November 1, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Clemson University
Department Name: 
Department of Physics and Astronomy
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Clemson University invites applications for two Postdoctoral fellow positions in the field of X-ray and gamma-ray astrophysics, respectively.

The candidates will work with Dr. Marco Ajello and his group on the analysis and interpretation of data provided by the NuSTAR, Chandra and Swift satellites (for the first position) and on data provided by the Fermi satellite (for the second position).

Anticipated start is Spring 2020, but it can be negotiated.The appointment will be for one year with options for yearly renewal for up to three years based on performance and availability of funding.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Physics or Astronomy with a background in gamma-ray astrophysics, or particle astrophysics.

Prof. Ajello’s research focuses on the study of active galactic nuclei and their evolution, on studies of the X-ray, the gamma-ray and optical/UV backgrounds, and on the properties of objects within our Galaxy. Research experience in these or related fields, and familiarity with the physics of high-energy sources, are required. The capability to work with multi-wavelength data and knowledge of Python are considered assets.

Application Instructions:

All applications received by November 1st will be given consideration and the position will remain open until filled.

The applications should be submitted via Interfolio at and must include a curriculum vitae, list of publications, a statement of research interests and three letters of references.


Application Deadline: 
Friday, November 1, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
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High-energy Postdoc position