Postdoctoral Associate-Astronomy

Job Summary

Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Yale University
Number of Positions Available
Work Arrangement

Job Description

Applicants are invited to apply for a postdoctoral research position in the Department of Astronomy at Yale University in the new research group of Assistant Professor Earl Bellinger. The position is initially for one year, with the possibility of annual renewals for up to two additional years (1+1+1), contingent on performance. The research direction will be flexible and according to mutual interests, aligning broadly with the themes of stellar astrophysics, machine learning, and the analysis of large observational and theoretical data sets.

Conveniently located between New York City and Boston, Yale offers a lively intellectual environment and access to world-class astronomical facilities, including the Keck, Palomar and SMARTS telescopes. Yale is an institutional member of the SDSS-IV and SDSS-V collaborations, and the postdoc may develop projects with these data. The postdoc will have access to High-Performance Computing facilities at Yale. The position will involve travel to collaboration meetings and other related workshops and conferences.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree by the start date.

Applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, publication list, and a brief (2-3 page) description of research interests to the following URL:

Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted to the above URL. The anticipated start date is September 1, 2024, although other start dates are possible. If you have questions, please email [email protected] prior to the deadline. Applicants who apply to the Yale Center for Astronomy & Astrophysics (YCAA) Fellowship will also be considered for this position.

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation Notes

Compensation is commensurate with education and experience and will include Yale’s benefits package.

Application Details

Publication Start Date
2023 Nov 04
Application Deadline
2023 Dec 15


Earl Bellinger