Postdoctoral Researcher in Astronomy
- Indiana University Bloomington
- Location: Bloomington, IN
- Job Number: 7113437
- Posting Date: Oct 14, 2022
The successful applicant will have access to observing time on the WIYN 3.5-m and 0.9-m telescopes at Kitt Peak. This includes access to the NEID high-precision radial velocity spectrometer, wide-field imagers, the Hydra multi-object spectrograph, and other instrumentation. They will also have direct use of the outstanding IU information technology infrastructure, including full access to various supercomputers and massive data storage systems (see here for further details https://uits.iu.edu/services/technology-for-research/high-performancecomputing-and-storage). The department has a supportive and collegial atmosphere, and we are committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars. We maintain close ties with the Physics Department and the wider campus community. IU-Bloomington is the flagship campus of the IU system and is centrally located in a community of ~80,000 people with an outstanding public park system and a vibrant fine arts, theater, and entertainment scene.This position is a full time, benefits-eligible position with a salary of $70,000 per year and additional funds for research expenses. The initial appointment will be for two years with extension to the third year depending on satisfactory performance.
Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in Astronomy, Astrophysics, or Physics by appointment start date.
Department Contact for Questions
Applications, including a CV, publication list, statement of research experience and plans, and three letters of recommendation should be submitted through the application portal:
Applications and letters of recommendation must be received by December 2, 2022 to receive full consideration. Questions about the application process can also be sent to [email protected]
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualification. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.
For Best Consideration Date: 12/02/2022
Expected Start Date: 08/01/2023
OAA #: IU-100158-2022
Indiana University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services.