Predoctoral Research Assistant
Schuyler Van Dyk
Spitzer Science Center/Caltech
1200 E. California Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91125
A predoctoral research fellowship for one year is available at the Spitzer
Science Center located on the California Institute of Technology campus in
Pasadena, California, USA. The successful applicant will work with Drs. Schuyler
Van Dyk and Patrick Morris to locate new, hidden Wolf-Rayet stars in the
Milky Way using archival data obtained with the Spitzer Space Telescope.
The fellow will also assist with follow-up spectroscopic observations of
candidate stars using the Palomar 5-m and other large telescopes and help
to write up results of the research for a refereed journal. The applicant
can be at any stage of their graduate career. The research can be part of
a thesis already underway elsewhere or be a completely independent research
project. It is desirable that the applicant have an interest in stellar and
infrared astronomy, and particularly in massive stellar evolution, with
some experience in photometry, although these qualifications are not required.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, list of publications, and names of
and contact information for two references to Dr. Van Dyk at the above
address, or at email@example.com, by 2005 Aug 1 to receive full
Caltech is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women,
Minorities, Veterans, and Disabled Persons are encouraged to apply.
Reference: Job advertisement.