Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position at Michigan State University working with Profs.Laura Chomiuk and Jay Strader on radio observations of transients and compact binaries.
This group has active multi-wave length programs to study novae and super novae, carry out blind searches for radio transients, and investigate black holes and neutron stars in globular clusters. The observational effort spans the range of radio, optical, X-ray, and gamma-ray wave lengths. Michigan State has guaranteed access to the SOAR 4-m telescope in Chile. The successful candidate will focus on data obtained with radio interferometers like the Jansky VLA, ATCA, and MeerKAT, although previous experience with radio interferometric data is not required. Inquiries about the position are actively encouraged (email@example.com).
Doctorate -astronomy, physics, or a related subject
Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in astronomy, physics, or a related subject by the appointment start.
Required Application Materials
Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, publication list, and a brief statement of research interests. The names and email addresses for three references should also be included. Note that the requests for reference letters are sent electronically once an application is submitted online, so it is useful to apply early. Special Instructions
All information should be uploaded to the web site careers.msu.edu. Review of materials will begin December 1, 2017. Michigan State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution.
Internal Number: 472484
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