Astrophysicist (Post-Doctoral Research Fellow)

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Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian
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Job Description

Position Title: Astrophysicist (Post-Doctoral Research Fellow)
Institution Name: Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory is part of the largest and most diverse astrophysical institution in the world, where the staff carries out a broad program of research in astronomy, astrophysics and earth and space sciences. If you would like to join this exciting organization, apply today!

This is the position of Astrophysicist (Post-Doctoral Research Fellow) in the High Energy Astrophysics Division. The purpose of this position is to train postdoctoral researchers to conceive, plan, and conduct highly specialized research in astrophysics. The incumbent will be expected to perform scholarly research and participate in making contributions to the physical fields of science. Duties will include conducting a program of research and scholarship, assisting in the development of software and procedures for the reduction, analysis and interpretation of data, and engaging in the dissemination of the scientific results. 

The incumbent will work as part of the Solar-Stellar X-ray Group (SSXG) and focus on research in the area of space physics with a particular emphasis on near-Sun, solar wind plasma data from Parker Solar Probe.

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The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in our workplace.

Application Details

Publication Start Date
2021 Dec 24
Application Deadline
2022 Jan 24