Nevada Center for Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowship

Job Summary

Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Number of Positions Available
Work Arrangement

Job Description

Nevada Center for Astrophysics (NCfA) at University of Nevada Las Vegas will support one prize postdoctoral scholar position in any area of astronomy research. The scholar will carry out independent research, and is encouraged to collaborate with the NCfA faculty members. Applicants will also be considered for grant-supported postdoctoral positions with NCfA faculty members. The position with an annual salary of $65,000 is initially for two years and have the opportunity to extend to the third year based on the performances of the fellow. The candidates need to have a PhD in physics or astronomy, have a track record of publishing in the related research fields. The scholar is expected to carry out original research work, publishes regularly in refereed professional journals and helps with writing grant proposals.

Application materials must include a 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae and publication list, 3) past and proposed research (four-page limit). Materials should be addressed to Dr. Zhaohuan Zhu, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online at this link. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or [email protected]. Three recommendation letters should be sent directly to [email protected] with the subject “AstroPostdocSearch_ApplicantLastName_RecommenderLastName”.

Materials will be reviewed as they come in and the committee will meet and discuss after Dec 17, 2022.

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation Range

Application Details

Publication Start Date
2022 Nov 05
Application Deadline
2022 Dec 17


Zhaohuan Zhu