Postdoctoral Research Associate I
- The University of Arizona
- Location: Tucson, Arizona
- Category: Admin-Laboratory and Research
- Posting Date: 11/10/2021
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
Postdoctoral Research Associate I
Tucson, AZ, United States
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|Postdoctoral Research Associate I|
|Department Website Link|
|Address||Tucson, AZ USA|
The department of Steward Observatory seeks to fill a Postdoctoral Research Associate position.
Applications are solicited for the Alan Brass Fellowship in Astronomical Instrumentation at Steward Observatory, University of Arizona. This postdoctoral fellowship provides an opportunity for a recent Ph.D. recipient to pursue an ambitious program of astronomical instrument development independently or in collaboration with the students, staff, and faculty of Steward Observatory. All of the observational and computational facilities of the Department of Astronomy and Steward Observatory are available to the Fellow, who is encouraged to conduct independent research and to develop collaborations with faculty, staff, and students.
The Brass Fellow will receive an annual stipend of $72,500 per year, as well access to a generous research fund to support their scientific program. This 3-year Fellowship commences in Fall 2022. Candidates must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. in Astronomy or a related field before the start date of the Fellowship.
Additional information about the Department, Steward Observatory, its personnel, and its facilities is available on its web page: https://www.as.arizona.edu/postdoctoral-research-astronomy-university-arizona. A list of previous Brass/Instrumentation Fellows can be found at: https://www.as.arizona.edu/alan-brass-prize-fellowship-instrumentation-and-technology-development.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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|Duties & Responsibilities||
|Full Time/Part Time||Full Time|
|Number of Hours Worked per Week||40|
|Benefits Eligible||Yes - Full Benefits|
|Rate of Pay||DOE|
|Compensation Type||salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)|
|Type of criminal background check required:||Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)|
|Number of Vacancies||1|
|Target Hire Date||8/1/2022|
|Expected End Date|
|Contact Information for Candidates||
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Documents Needed to Apply||Resume, Cover Letter, and Four Additional Documents|
|Special Instructions to Applicant||For your application to be considered complete, please upload: 1) a cover letter, 2) a CV, 3) a list of publications, 4) a statement of current and proposed research and instrument development (5-page limit), 5) a statement of activities to advance Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) (see additional instructions at https://www.as.arizona.edu/postdoc-application-dei-instructions), and 6) names and email addresses for at least three references.|
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