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Astrophysicist (Post-doctoral Research Fellow)

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Astrophysicist (Post-Doctoral Research Fellow)
Institution Name: Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory is part of the largest and most diverse astrophysicalinstitution in the world, where the staffcarries out a broad program of research in astronomy,astrophysics and earth and space sciences. If you would like to join this excitingorganization,apply today!

This is the position of Astrophysicist (Post-Doctoral Research Fellow) in the High EnergyAstrophysics Division. The purpose of thisposition is to train postdoctoral researchers toconceive, plan and conduct highly specialized research in astrophysics. The incumbentwill beexpected to perform scholarly research and participate in making contributions to the physicalfields of science.

Duties may include but are not limited to: Conduct a program of research and scholarship in thearea of high energy astrophysics underthe supervision and direction of the Principal Investigator.Assists in the development of software and procedures of the reduction, analysis andinterpretation of data as needed; or assists in the development of analytical methods and/orsoftware to model physicalprocesses and conditions; or assists in the development of scientificinstrumentation for the collection of data, as needed. Engage in thedissemination of the resultsof the research in which engaged, for example prepare papers for publication in scientificjournals, prepareand present findings at scientific meetings, as required. Support, as required,the development of proposals for research funding.Engage in the wider research and scholarlyactivities of your research group, School and Institute. Mentor and assist, as appropriateand asdirected, the research graduate students in your area of research.

For further information and requirements, view the complete Job Vacancy Announcement at:

Application Procedure: SAO will only accept applications online for this position. For completeinformation and online application procedures, please visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/696139000

The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory is an equal opportunity employer committed todiversity in our workplace.

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