Astrophysicist (post-doctoral Research Fellow)

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Overview

  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates<!– –> 07/02/2019 to 07/16/2019

  • Service

    Competitive

  • Pay scale & grade

    IS 11

  • Salary

    $69,016 to $89,726 per year

  • Appointment type

    Temporary – Not To Exceed Three Years

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time – Trust Fund. This is not a federal position.

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Duties

Summary

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 the incumbent’s area of expertise. The incumbent will be expected to perform scholarly research and participate in making contributions to the field of physical science.

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Responsibilities

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  1. Conduct a program of research and scholarship in the area of extragalactic astrophysics under the supervision and direction of the Principal Investigator
  2. Assists in the development of software and procedures of the reduction, analysis and interpretation of data as needed; or assists in the development of analytical methods and/or software to model physical processes and conditions; or assists in the development of scientific instrumentation for the collection of data, as needed.
  3. Engage in the dissemination of the results of the research in which engaged, for example prepare papers for publication in scientific journals, prepare and present findings at scientific meetings, as required.
  4. Support, as required, the development of proposals for research funding.
  5. Engage in the wider research and scholarly activities of your research group, School and Institute.
  6. Mentor and assist, as appropriate and as directed, the research graduate students in your area of research.

Travel Required

Occasional travel – To attend meetings and conferences

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

11

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  1. Conduct a program of research and scholarship in the area of extragalactic astrophysics under the supervision and direction of the Principal Investigator
  2. Assists in the development of software and procedures of the reduction, analysis and interpretation of data as needed; or assists in the development of analytical methods and/or software to model physical processes and conditions; or assists in the development of scientific instrumentation for the collection of data, as needed.
  3. Engage in the dissemination of the results of the research in which engaged, for example prepare papers for publication in scientific journals, prepare and present findings at scientific meetings, as required.
  4. Support, as required, the development of proposals for research funding.
  5. Engage in the wider research and scholarly activities of your research group, School and Institute.
  6. Mentor and assist, as appropriate and as directed, the research graduate students in your area of research.
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