Postdoctoral Position at STScI

Claus Leitherer

Space Telescope Science Institute
3700 San Martin Dr.
Baltimore, MD 21218

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research position at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) starting as early as January 2009 and lasting for up to three years. The successful applicant will work with Dr. Claus Leitherer and collaborators on studies of the interstellar medium and the stellar populations of star-forming galaxies. The successful candidate will spend part of her/his time on the analysis of data collected with the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph, which is currently scheduled for installation in the Hubble Space Telescope in October 2008. Research experience in computational astrophysics and numerical methods is desirable. A PhD in astronomy or astrophysics is required.

STScI is located on Johns Hopkins University Campus in Baltimore, Maryland. STScI's pay is commensurate to the year of Ph.D. The appointment will be made for an initial period of one year with the possibility for extension to three years contingent on performance and funding. STScI offers an excellent benefit package, competitive salaries and a stimulating research environment.

Applicant are required to apply on-line at the given web address. Completed applications received by October 31, 2008 are assured of full consideration. EEO/AA/M/F/D/V

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Deadline: 10/31/2008