1+ months

Post-Doctoral Research Scholar in the Department of Physics and Astronomy

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Post-Doctoral Research Scholar in the Department of Physics and Astronomy
Requisition Number FE02703
Working Title
Department Name 8E100:Physics And Astronomy
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education
Ph.D. in Physics, Astronomy, or related field by the time of appointment
Required Related Experience
n/a
Required License/Registration/Certification
n/a
Job Summary
The Department of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Kentucky is seeking candidates for a post-doctoral position to work on galaxy clusters with Professor Yuanyuan Su. Experience with X-ray data analysis is desirable, but not a requirement, and candidates with broad observational experience and interest in cluster science and extragalactic astrophysics are also encouraged to apply. 

Applicants should have a PhD in physics, astronomy, or related field by the time of the appointment. 

Interested applicants should submit the following: (1) a CV, (2) a publication list (upload as Specific Request 1), (3) a summary of past research (upload as Specific Request 2), and (4) research plan (upload as Specific Request3). In addition, please provide the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the academic profile. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

The approximate start date is January 1, 2022 but is negotiable. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
 
Potential applicants with any questions about the position are welcome to contact Yuanyuan Su at ysu262@g.uky.edu.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Experience with X-ray data analysis is desirable, but not a requirement, and candidates with broad observational experience and interest in cluster science and extragalactic astrophysics are also encouraged to apply. 
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. 

 As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. 

 Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Posted: 2021-07-30 Expires: 2021-10-30

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