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Joint Postdoctoral Researcher at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and CIERA (Extragalactic Science with TESS)

Deadline: 11:59pm, December 31, 2021

The appointment will start in Fall 2022 (exact starting date negotiable). The first two years will be at the Department of Astronomy at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (with Prof. Yue Shen), with the third year at the CIERA at Northwestern University (with Prof. Claude-Andre Faucher-Giguere). Please see https://jobregister.aas.org/ad/60414ae1 for more information.

The postdoctoral researcher will work on time-series imaging data from the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite for a broad range of extragalactic science questions and related theoretical interpretation. Candidates must have a PhD at the time of beginning this position. Candidates with expertise in photometry, difference imaging, time series analysis and experience with Kepler or TESS data will be considered favorably.

Applications (including reference letters) must be received before December 31, 2021, to receive full consideration. Please include the AAS Job Register number in your application.