Postdoctoral Research Associate (Astronomy) at Texas A&M University

Job Summary

Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Texas A&M University
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Number of Positions Available
Work Arrangement

Job Description

The astronomy group at Texas A&M University invites applications for postdoctoral positions to start in the fall of 2023. Successful applicants will join the lively, interactive TAMU astronomy group and the Mitchell Institute for Fundamental Physics and Astronomy. These positions will involve collaboration with the members of the TAMU astronomy group, as well as pursuit of independent research. The positions are for three years and include competitive salary, plus funding to support travel and other research activities.

The astronomy faculty at TAMU work in areas including, but not limited to, galaxy formation and evolution, the high redshift universe, near-field cosmology, star formation, supermassive black holes and AGN, the cosmic distance scale and related time domain astronomy. This research is being carried out using facilities such as the JWST, HST, ALMA, Gaia, DES, and, in the future, with LSST and the ESO VLT MOONS survey.

All applications must be submitted by uploading a single pdf containing a cover letter indicating interest in the astronomy postdoc positions, CV with full publication list, brief statement of research interests, and the names and contact information of at least three references to for position R-056521 (Postdoctoral Research Associate). Application review will begin on January 3, 2023.

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation Range
$54,000USD to $0USD
Included Benefits

Earned vacation and sick leave; retirement programs; health insurance; optional insurances (vision, dental, life, AD&D)

Application Details

Publication Start Date
2022 Nov 23
Application Deadline
2023 Jan 03
Reference Code


Louis Strigari