Post-Doctoral Fellow in X-ray Astrophysics

Job Summary

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

Job Description

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Clemson University invites applications for one Postdoctoral fellow position in X-ray Astrophysics.

The successful candidate will work under the mentorship of Dr. Ajello and Dr. Marchesi on the analysis and interpretation of data provided by the NuSTAR, Chandra and Swift satellites. Dr. Ajello’s and Marchesi’s research focuses on the study of active galactic nuclei and of galactic sources. Research experience in these or related fields, and familiarity with the physics of X-ray sources, is required. The capability to work with multi-wavelength data and knowledge of Python are considered assets.

The anticipated start is August 2024. The appointment will be for one year with options for yearly renewal for up to three years based on performance and funding availability.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Physics or Astronomy with a background in X-ray (or high-energy) astrophysics.

Application Instructions:

All applications received by November 20th will be given consideration and the position will remain open until filled.

The applications should be submitted via Interfolio at and must include a curriculum vitae, list of publications, a statement of research interests and three letters of reference uploaded by the candidate’s referees.


Application Details

Publication Start Date
2023 Oct 17
Application Deadline
2023 Nov 20


Dr. Marco Ajello