Astronomy – Research Associate (NN14451)


Position Overview


Organization: College of Arts and Sciences, Astronomy

Title : Research Associate

Search Number : NN14451


Position Details


Organization: College of Arts and Sciences, Astronomy
Title : Research Associate
Position Details
Postdoctoral position in stellar astrophysics

Applications are invited for a full time postdoctoral position in stellar astrophysics at the University of Washington. The candidate will work with Prof. Emily Levesque on observational and theoretical studies of massive stars. Of particular interest are postdoctoral candidates interested in the role of massive star populations in star-forming galaxies; progenitors and host galaxies of transient events; asteroseismology; or the late stages of massive star evolution. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join existing projects and will also be encouraged to develop and pursue their own research program.

The position is initially for two years, with a possible extension for a third year subject to a performance review and availability of funds. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Physics, Astronomy, or a related field by the start date of the position (nominally September 1, 2016).

To be considered for the position, please send the following application materials as a single PDF to Prof. Emily Levesque at emsque@uw.edu : 1) curriculum vitae, 2) list of publications, and 3) summary of previous and current research (no more than three pages). Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted to the same email address directly from the writers by the deadline. To receive full consideration, all application materials must be received by January 1, 2016.

University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.