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CIERA Postdoctoral Fellowships
Northwestern University - CIERA
2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208-3112, USA
AAS Job Register Posting: http://jobregister.aas.org/node/55117
Online Submissions: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7599
Questions: CIERA@northwestern.edu

The Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA) at Northwestern University invites applications for Center Postdoctoral Fellowships.

CIERA Fellows have the opportunity to pursue an independent research program and benefit from a diverse and dynamic intellectual environment. Candidates in all areas of astronomy and astrophysics are encouraged to apply.

Areas of special current interest include: galaxy formation modeling (including cosmological simulations, star formation and stellar feedback, supermassive black hole growth and feedback, IGM and CGM predictions, and mock HST/JWST observations); evolution of single and binary stars; broad-band observations -- X-rays to radio -- and modeling of Astronomical Transients (including SuperLuminous Supernovae, Stellar Explosions, Gamma-Ray Bursts and Tidal Disruption Events); dynamics of dense star clusters; and data analytics relevant to large-scale surveys.

When appropriate, interdisciplinary connections are welcome (e.g., to computer science, applied math, planetary sciences, astrobiology, chemistry, mechanical engineering, or electrical engineering). In addition to astrophysicists, we encourage applications from recent Ph.D. graduates in the above fields who are interested in switching to astrophysics and/or applying their knowledge from another field to astrophysical problems.

Fellowship appointments will be for a three-year term starting in September 2017. The annual stipend is $67,500 and the positions come with a competitive benefits package and a research budget of $15,000 per year.

Applications should include a CV (including a list of publications with the most important 1 to 3 publications indicated with an asterisk), a three-page statement of research accomplishments and plans, and arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be uploaded to Academic Jobs Online. Applications received by December 1st, 2016 will receive full consideration. Later applications will be considered until all positions are filled.

Please state that you are applying for the CIERA Postdoctoral Fellowship in your cover letter. If you wish to apply for other Northwestern astronomy-related postdoctoral positions simultaneously, submit a single copy of your application materials and specify all positions in your cover letter. Applicants must complete their Ph.D. requirements prior to appointment.

AA/EOE. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Included Benefits:
Information about benefits - http://www.northwestern.edu/hr/benefits/index.html.



Postdoctoral Positions in Astronomy and Astrophysics
Northwestern University - CIERA
2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208-3112, USA
AAS Job Register Posting: http://jobregister.aas.org/node/55119
Online Submissions: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7598
Questions: CIERA@northwestern.edu

Northwestern University expects to offer several postdoctoral positions in astronomy and astrophysics starting in Fall 2017.

These positions will be part of the Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA) at Northwestern, and successful applicants will benefit from interaction with a broad interdisciplinary group of researchers.

Of particular interest this year are candidates who will work with Prof. Claude-André Faucher-Giguère on galaxy formation modeling (including cosmological simulations, star formation and stellar feedback, supermassive black hole growth and feedback, IGM and CGM predictions, and mock HST/JWST observations), with Prof. Vicky Kalogera on single and binary star modeling and supernova progenitors, with Prof. Raffaella Margutti on broad-band observations -- X-rays to radio -- and modeling of Astronomical Transients (including SuperLuminous Supernovae, Stellar Explosions, Gamma-Ray Bursts and Tidal Disruption Events), or with Prof. Fred Rasio on the modeling of dense star clusters.

Applications should include a CV (including a list of publications with the most important 1 to 3 publications indicated with an asterisk), a three-page statement of research accomplishments and plans, and arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be uploaded to Academic Jobs Online. Applications received by December 1st, 2016 will receive full consideration. Later applications will be considered until all positions are filled.

Please clearly state which postdoctoral positions you are applying for in your cover letter. If you wish to apply for other Northwestern astronomy-related postdoctoral positions simultaneously, submit a single copy of your application materials and specify all positions in your cover letter. Applicants must complete their Ph.D. requirements prior to appointment.

AA/EOE. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Included Benefits:
Information about benefits - http://www.northwestern.edu/hr/benefits/index.html.



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