Postdoctoral Fellow: Massive stars and binaries

Sally Oey

University of Michigan
Astronomy Department
311 West Hall
1085 South University Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1107

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Michigan to work with Prof. Sally Oey on topics related to massive star populations. This may include massive binaries, runaway stars, or Oe/Be stars. The successful candidate will have access to the University of Michigan telescope facilities, including the twin 6.5-m Magellan Telescopes at Las Campanas, the MDM 2.4-m and 1.3-m telescopes at Kitt Peak, and the Swift X-ray satellite. The department has a vibrant environment with several journal clubs and discussion groups. This position is initially available for one year, with likely extension to three years, pending satisfactory performance. The start date is flexible, to begin as soon as possible. The ideal candidate will have experience with multi-object spectroscopic data reduction and analysis for hot stars and/or analysis of binary systems.

To apply, please submit a CV, statement of research interests, and contact details for three references to Applications should be in PDF format. Please also include your available start date. The position will remain open until filled, but applications received by 30 September 2015 will receive first consideration. The University of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.




Deadline: 30 September 2015