Postdoctoral Fellow in Astronomy - Oklahoma State University

Job Summary

Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Oklahoma State University
Department of Physics
Number of Positions Available
Work Arrangement
In-Person Location(s)

Stillwater, OK
United States

Job Description

Postdoctoral Fellow in Astronomy, Department of Physics, Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus: College of Arts & Sciences: Department of Physics



The research group of Prof. Wenlei Chen at the Physics Department at Oklahoma State University is inviting applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher position. The appointment will begin in Fall 2024 or Spring 2025, and be for one year, renewable for up to three years depending on performance and availability of funds. The starting date can be flexible for a suitable candidate.



The successful candidate should have a PhD by the time of appointment. The candidate will work on JWST and HST data analyses, and/or on gravitational lens modeling. Topics of interest will include, but are not limited to, transient astrophysics, lensed stars, lensed supernovae, supernova cosmology, nature of dark matters, and advanced transient-detection/classification algorithms. Skills in machine learning and JWST/HST data reduction will be seen as a plus. A background in gravitational lensing is highly desired.


Application Instructions

Candidates should submit a CV containing a list of publications, a research statement, and arrange at least two confidential letters of recommendation. The documents should be submitted electronically using this link: Questions about the search can be directed to Prof. Wenlei Chen ([email protected]). Applications submitted by May 1, 2024 will receive full consideration.

Application Details

Publication Start Date
2024 Mar 28
Application Deadline
2024 May 01


Wenlei Chen