Postdoctoral Research Fellow, HII Regions
University of Michigan
Department of Astronomy
830 Dennison Building
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1042
Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position at
at the University of Michigan to work with Prof. Sally Oey
on projects related to galactic chemical evolution and starbursts, as
revealed by HII regions and photoionized gas. There will also be
broad opportunity in the area of galactic and cosmic evolution
with respect to general massive star feedback effects. The successful
candidate will have access to the University of Michigan telescope
facilities, including the twin 6.5-m Magellan Telescopes at Las
Campanas, and the MDM 2.4-m and 1.3-m telescopes at Kitt Peak.
This position is available for two years, with possible extension for a
third. The start date is flexible, to begin as soon as possible.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. and experience with HII region spectroscopy.
Experience with integral field spectroscopy is desireable.
To apply, please submit curriculum vitae, statement of
research interests, and contact details for three references to
Sally Oey at the given address. Applications may be submitted by
email in PDF format, or by hardcopy. Please also include your
available start date. The position will remain open until
filled, but applications received by 15 November 2008 will receive
first consideration. Inquiries may be directed to Sally Oey
(firstname.lastname@example.org). The University of Michigan is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are
encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 15 November 2008, or until filled