University of Notre Dame, Department of Physics

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Position ID:NotreDame-Physics-PDCREPP [#15554, PDCreppAstro]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate - Experimental Observational Astrophysics
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Astrophysics (astro-ph)
Appl Deadline:2020/01/10help popup (posted 2019/11/20, listed until 2020/02/01)
Position Description:    

The University of Notre Dame, Department of Physics, invites applicants to apply for a position as a postdoctoral scholar working with Professor Justin R. Crepp in experimental and observational astrophysics. Notre Dame is a partner with both the twin Keck Telescopes (http://www.keckobservatory.org/) and Large Binocular Telescope (http://www.lbto.org/index.htm). The successful applicant will work on projects involving technology development and the detection and study of extrasolar planets using the Doppler radial velocity method (iLocater), transit technique (TESS), and/or high-contrast imaging (TRENDS).

Qualifications include a PhD in physics, astronomy, or a related field, strong communication skills, and leadership qualities. Applicants with a background in instrumentation are also encouraged to apply. Support is available for three years although contingent upon performance. Base salary will be commensurate with experience. Funds for moving expenses are available.

The University of Notre Dame is located in South Bend, Indiana and provides a family friendly environment and affordable cost of living. The successful applicant will receive health care and benefits through Notre Dame's employee program (http://hr.nd.edu/benefits/). More information about being a postdoctoral scholar at Notre Dame can be found at http://postdocs.nd.edu.

The successful applicant will receive health care and benefits through Notre Dame's employee program (http://hr.nd.edu/benefits/). More information about being a postdoctoral scholar at Notre Dame can be found at http://postdocs.nd.edu.


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Further Info:
physics@nd.edu
email
574-631-6386
 
225 Nieuwland Science Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556

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