Postdoctoral Research Associate (Astronomy) at Texas A&M University

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Texas A&M University
Department Name: 
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
4242 TAMU
College Station
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The astronomy group at Texas A&M University invites applications for postdoctoral positions to start in the fall of 2023. Successful applicants will join the lively, interactive TAMU astronomy group and the Mitchell Institute for Fundamental Physics and Astronomy. These positions will involve collaboration with the members of the TAMU astronomy group, as well as pursuit of independent research. The positions are for three years and include competitive salary, plus funding to support travel and other research activities.

The astronomy faculty at TAMU work in areas including, but not limited to, galaxy formation and evolution, the high redshift universe, near-field cosmology, star formation, supermassive black holes and AGN, the cosmic distance scale and related time domain astronomy. This research is being carried out using facilities such as the JWST, HST, ALMA, Gaia, DES, and, in the future, with LSST and the ESO VLT MOONS survey.

All applications must be submitted by uploading a single pdf containing a cover letter indicating interest in the astronomy postdoc positions, CV with full publication list, brief statement of research interests, and the names and contact information of at least three references to for position R-056521 (Postdoctoral Research Associate). Application review will begin on January 3, 2023.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$54000.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 

Earned vacation and sick leave; retirement programs; health insurance; optional insurances (vision, dental, life, AD&D)

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 3, 2023
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, March 10, 2023
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Astronomy Postdoc Search Committee
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Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Louis Strigari
Inquiry re: postdoc position