Cornell University, Cornell Center for Astrophysics and Planetary Science

Position ID:Cornell-CCAPS-PDHO [#25207]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Astrophysics / Astronomy, Astrophysics, Astrophysics and Gravitational Physics
Salary Range:60,000-68,000
Appl Deadline:2023/12/15 11:59PMhelp popup* (posted 2023/07/26, listed until 2024/01/26)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Astronomy at Cornell University invites applications for a postdoctoral research position with Dr. Anna Ho in the field of time-domain astronomy. A PhD in Physics, Astronomy, or a closely related field is required.

The applicant will lead and contribute to projects in one or more of a variety of topics, such as engine-driven supernovae, gamma-ray bursts, and radio and submillimeter transients. The applicant will have the opportunity to work with data from, and contribute preparatory work to, several cutting-edge facilities including the Zwicky Transient Facility, ULTRASAT, the Simons Observatory, and CCAT-prime. Applicants with previous experience with transient observations (at any wavelength) are especially encouraged to apply.

This is a limited-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with the possibility of renewal. The start date is flexible, but nominally 1 August 2024.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV (including list of publications) and a brief (1-3 pages) description of research interests, and should arrange three letters of reference to be submitted here.

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Pay Ranges:

The hiring rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria:

  • Prior relevant work or industry experience.
  • Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.
  • Academic Discipline (faculty pay ranges reflects 9-month annual salary)
  • Unique applicable skills.


Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
https://research.astro.cornell.edu/
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