Postdoctoral Research Associate (Peter A. Strittmatter Fellowship)

Job Summary

Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
University of Arizona
Steward Observatory/Astronomy Department
Number of Positions Available
Work Arrangement

Job Description

Applications are solicited for the Peter A. Strittmatter Fellowship in Astronomy and Astrophysics at Steward Observatory, University of Arizona. This postdoctoral fellowship provides an opportunity for a recent Ph.D. recipient to pursue an ambitious program of research in any area of theoretical, experimental, or observational astronomy or astrophysics. All of the observational and computational facilities of the Department of Astronomy and Steward Observatory are available to the Fellow, who is encouraged to conduct independent research and to develop collaborations with faculty, staff, and students. The Strittmatter Fellow will receive an annual stipend of $75,000 per year, as well as access to a generous research fund to support their scientific program. This 3-year Fellowship commences in Fall 2023. Candidates must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. in Astronomy or a related field before the start date of the Fellowship. Additional information about the Department, Steward Observatory, its personnel, and its facilities is available on its web page: A list of previous Strittmatter Fellows can be found at: The Astronomy Department and Steward Observatory have a highly valued culture of collegiality, respect, and collaboration among their members. We welcome candidates who will contribute to this positive climate and to our ongoing efforts toward increasing the inclusivity and diversity of our community.

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Compensation and Benefits

Included Benefits

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

Application Details

Publication Start Date
2022 Dec 02
Application Deadline
2023 Jan 13