Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Sally Oey

University of Michigan
Astronomy Department
830 Dennison Building
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1042

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position at the University of Michigan to work with Prof. Sally Oey on projects related to radiative feedback from massive stars, in particular, HII regions and the escape fraction of ionizing radiation. There also may be opportunity in the area of OB stars and massive star populations. 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. Our department has a vibrant environment with several journal clubs and discussion groups. 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 the ideal candidate will have experience with HII region imaging, spectroscopy, and photoionization

To apply, please submit curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and contact details for three references. Applications must be submitted via Reference job posting ID 81575. Please include your available start date, and ALSO send a direct email to to confirm that your application has been submitted. Applications received by 15 June 2013 will receive first consideration.

Inquiries may be directed to Sally Oey (

The University of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.




Deadline: June 30