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IDEAS Program Assistant

Deadline: 12:00am, December 15, 2018

This position provides administrative support for the NSF funded IDEAS program (, which trains graduate students in data science skills. Responsibilities include updating the IDEAS website, email correspondence with program leaders and participants, coordinating regular group meetings (including room reservations, scheduling, ordering catering, and setting up refreshments), coordinating with other NU units, assisting with program evaluation and reporting, maintaining program records, and creating posters and other documents. Applicants with sufficient expertise may also be responsible for development or redesign of the IDEAS website. The position will work closely with the IDEAS program coordinator.

Postdoctoral Position in Transient Astrophysics

Deadline: 11:59pm, December 15, 2018

The Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA) at Northwestern University invites applications for a postdoctoral associate position with Professor Wen-fai Fong in the field of astrophysical transients. Specific areas include discovery and characterization of EM counterparts to gravitational wave sources, gamma-ray bursts, and host galaxy environments. The successful candidate will lead and

Astronomy PhD Program

Deadline: 12:00am, December 31, 2018

The Northwestern Astronomy PhD is designed to provide students with a broad training in astronomy while enabling them to get started quickly with their graduate research. The Astronomy PhD is a flexible program that allows students to complement their astronomy training with a selection of physics courses or courses from other quantitative disciplines such as

Physics PhD Program

Deadline: 12:00am, December 31, 2018

The Department of Physics and Astronomy offers two different PhD degrees designed to best train students in their chosen discipline. For most branches of physics, students should enroll in the Physics PhD. Students interested in astronomy or astrophysics may apply for the Astronomy PhD. PhD students in Physics must pass the following core courses or demonstrate that

Faculty Position in Applied Mathematics at Northwestern University

Deadline: 12:00am, January 31, 2019

Job Announcement Northwestern University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Applied Mathematics to begin in September 2019 in the Department of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics ( Hiring will be focused on the assistant professor level, although exceptional applicants at all levels will be considered. Candidates in all fields of applied mathematics,