Postdoctoral Research Position in Supernova Studies

Dr. Schuyler Van Dyk

California Institute of Technology
1200 E. California Blvd.
MS 220-6
Pasadena, CA 91125 USA

A postdoctoral position in supernova studies is available at the Spitzer Science Center located on the California Institute of Technology campus in Pasadena, California. The successful applicant will work with Dr. Schuyler Van Dyk studying supernovae, their environments in their host galaxies, and characterizing and identifying their stellar progenitors, using Hubble Space Telescope (HST) and Spitzer Space Telescope data. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in optical and/or infrared observations and data analysis. Experience with analysis of HST imaging data and interest in the astrophysics of supernovae are desirable.

The appointment will be for 2 years initially, with the potential for renewal for an additional year, contingent upon availability of funding. Start date to be determined. Qualified candidates must have a PhD prior to starting the position. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, list of publications, and names of and contact information for three references to Dr. Van Dyk at the above address, or at, by 1 October, 2007 to receive full consideration.

Caltech is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, Minorities, Veterans, and Disabled Persons are encouraged to apply.




Deadline: 1 October, 2007