Cornell University, Cornell Center for Astrophysics and Planetary Science

Position ID:Cornell-CCAPS-RA [#21792]
Position Title: Research Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Planetary Sciences / Planet Formation and Evolution
Appl Deadline:2022/06/30 11:59PMhelp popup filled (posted 2022/05/17, listed until 2022/06/30)
Position Description:   URMs  

Today is the last day you can apply for this position; no new applications will be accepted after 2022/06/30 11:59PM US Eastern Time.

As part of the university's comprehensive vaccination program, all Cornell employees are required to have and provide proof of an FDA-or WHO-authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine and booster or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption, regardless of their role and work location.

New hires are required to provide documentation showing full vaccination status (that is, completion of two shots of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine or one shot of the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson) before their first day of work. If a new hire's vaccination is not complete or information is not received by their start date, the first day of work will be delayed. It is possible in some cases that an offer of employment may be withdrawn.

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The Cornell Center for Astrophysics and Planetary Science (CCAPS) is accepting applications for a research associate position. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. with at least 1 – 2 years of experience in theoretical astrophysics and planetary sciences (including exoplanets and the nature and origin of cometary bodies and interstellar interlopers). The successful applicant will work with Profs. Dong Lai, Nikole Lewis and Jonathan Lunine on astrophysics and planetary science projects with an emphasis on theory. They will also have the opportunity to interact with other scientists at Cornell, as well as an opportunity to carry out independent research. This is a 1 year term position.

Applicants should submit a resume with a list of publications and arrange for three letters of recommendation through the posting on Academic Jobs online.

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Further Info:
106 Space Science Building
122 Science Drive
Ithaca, New York 14853