Center for Astrophysical Sciences, Johns Hopkins University

Fellowship ID:JHU-CAS-POSTDOC [#12199]
Fellowship Title: Davis Postdoctoral Fellowship
Fellowship Type:Postdoctoral
Location:Baltimore, Maryland 21218, United States [map]
Subject Area: Astrophysics / Astrophysics
Appl Deadline:2018/12/01 (posted 2018/10/01, listed until 2018/12/19)

*** the list date or deadline for this fellowship has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Physics and Astronomy of the Johns Hopkins University invites applications for the Davis Postdoctoral Fellowship in all areas of Astrophysics.

JHU Astrophysics faculty with whom the successful applicants may collaborate include: Charles Bennett (experimental and observational cosmology), Emanuele Berti (gravitational physics and astrophysics), Timothy Heckman (active galaxies and quasars), Marc Kamionkowski (theoretical cosmology), Julian Krolik (theoretical high-energy astrophysics), Tobias Marriage (cosmic microwave background), Brice Menard (observational cosmology and surveys), David Neufeld (molecular astrophysics and interstellar medium), Colin Norman (theoretical and observational astrophysics), Adam Riess (physical cosmology), Kevin Schlaufman (exoplanets, planet formation, metal-poor stars, and Milky Way formation), David Sing (exoplanets and their atmospheres), Alexander Szalay (galaxy formation and surveys), Rosemary Wyse (galaxy evolution), Nadia Zakamska (Galactic and extragalactic astronomy), as well as nearly 40 research faculty, scientists and postdoctoral scholars. Furthermore, the department benefits from close interactions with the adjacent Space Telescope Science Institute. Johns Hopkins University is a member of SDSS IV, ACT, ACTPol and PIPER, Subaru Prime Focus Spectrograph, Euclid, LSST, and WFIRST, and is home to the Cosmology Large Angular Scale Surveyor team.

We seek intellectually ambitious candidates that show the ability to work both collaboratively and independently. Applications should be submitted by December 1, 2018 at and consist of curriculum vitae, publication list and a description of past research (limit 3 pages) and future plans (limit 3 pages). Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted through Applicants should have a PhD before the anticipated start date (September 1, 2019). Appointments are for one year, renewable annually based on satisfactory performance, for a total of up to three years. The Fellowship offers a competitive salary and benefits. JHU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.

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