Ohio State University, Postdoc Positions in Astronomy

Position ID:OSU-Postdoc Positions in Astronomy-PDE [#17706]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Position in Exoplanets
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map]
Subject Area: Astronomy
Appl Deadline:2021/01/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/12/02)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The Department of Astronomy in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for a postdoctoral scholar position to collaborate with Professor Ji Wang on projects in studying exoplanets with high spectral resolution data.

The appointment will begin in Autumn 2021and run for two years. An extension to a third year is possible based on performance and availability of funds.

Assets of the Ohio State department include a 1/6 observing share of the Large Binocular Telescope, a 1/4 share of MDM observatory, membership in DESI, SDSS-IV and -V, and a lively scientific environment.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a PhD in astronomy, physics, or a related field by the start date of the appointment and experience with spectroscopic data of stars and exoplanets. Experience of modeling planet atmospheres is preferred but not required. Appointment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to a criminal background check.

Application Instructions:  Please submit a CV, a statement of research interests and 3 letters of recommendation. The Ohio State University is an NSF Advance Institution. 

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. 

BENEFIT: Benefits eligibility guidelines for Postdoctoral Scholars can be found on the following web page: http://hr.osu.edu/public/documents/hrpubs/ben/overviewbook.pdf#page=8

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
Further Info:
The Ohio State University
Department of Astronomy
4055 McPherson Lab
140 W 18th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210

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