A Commonwealth of Virginia Website
Virginia Mountain View

Research Associate in Astronomy

Charlottesville

Research Associate in Astronomy

  • R0041008
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Professional Research Staff
  • The University of Virginia
The University of Virginia (UVA) invites applications for Postdoctoral Research Associate position as part of the interdisciplinary Virginia Initiative on Cosmic Origins (VICO).

The incumbents will lead ambitious, independent research programs related to Cosmic Origins science, expected to align with the wide range of research at UVA, as well as at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) on the grounds of the University. The relevant themes include galaxy formation and evolution, star formation, planet formation and evolution, planetary science, astrochemistry andastrobiology, from both theoretical and observational perspectives. See www.cosmicorigins.space for more information.

The Postdoctoral Research Associate will participate in departmental activities and promote collaboration both within VICO and with its partner institutes, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden and the Center for Astrochemical Studies at the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics (MPE), Garching, Germany.

There are two types of research programs being advertised this year: 1) Virginia Cosmic Origins Program; (2) Virginia-Chalmers Cosmic Origins Program. Applicants should indicate in their cover letter if they have preferences among these research programs.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in astrophysics, astrochemistry, astrobiology or related disciplines by the appointment start date.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/ and attach as a single PDF document a cover letter; curriculum vitae; list of publications; summary of previous and current research (limited to 3 pages, including references); research proposal (limited to 3 pages text plus up to 2 pages of references/figures). Applicants should also arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be submitted to vico-postdoc@virginia.edu .

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications must be received by December 15, 2022, to be considered. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment

All positions will start at UVA and are initially a one-year appointment, with renewal for an additional two one-year increments for the Virginia position, contingent upon satisfactory performance and available funding, and an additional three one-year increments for the Virginia-Chalmers position, contingent upon satisfactory performance and available funding (Years 3 and 4 would be at Chalmers).

Questions regarding the position should be directed to: Jonathan Tan at jct6e@virginia.edu or Zhi-Yun Li at zl4h@virginia.edu

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Richard Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at rkh6j@Virginia.EDU .

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

Sign up for job alerts

Not You?

Thank you

Share this job

Not You?

Thank you for sharing this job

Similar Jobs

Adjunct Faculty - Automotive

Northern VA Community College https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/48335 Virginia United States Virginia, United States MSTB
Title: Adjunct Faculty - Automotive Agency: Northern VA Community College Location: Multiple Locations FLSA: Non-Exempt Hiring Range: Starting salary is commensurate as based on assigned instructor level, education, and experience. Full Time ...

Women’s Volleyball Head Coach

Northern VA Community College https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/57307 Fairfax County Virginia United States Fairfax County, Virginia, United States Student Athletics
Title: Women’s Volleyball Head Coach Agency: Northern VA Community College Location: Fairfax County - 059 FLSA: Exempt Hiring Range: Stipend: $8,000 (may be split by semesters) Full Time or Part Time: Part Time Additional Detail Job Descrip...

Library Assistant

Mountain Gateway Community College https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/57312 Alleghany Virginia United States Alleghany, Virginia, United States ADMINSTRTN-LIBRARIES (Mountain Gateway)
Title: Library Assistant Agency: Mountain Gateway Community College Location: Alleghany - 005 FLSA: Non-Exempt Hiring Range: $13.00 to $16.50 an hour Full Time or Part Time: Part Time Additional Detail Job Description: Mountain Gateway Com...

Women’s Softball Head Coach

Northern VA Community College https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/57308 Fairfax County Virginia United States Fairfax County, Virginia, United States Student Athletics
Title: Women’s Softball Head Coach Agency: Northern VA Community College Location: Fairfax County - 059 FLSA: Exempt Hiring Range: Stipend: $8,000 (may be split by semesters) Full Time or Part Time: Part Time Additional Detail Job Descripti...

Respiratory Therapy Adjunct

Tidewater Community College https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/57295 Virginia Beach Virginia United States Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States RESPIRATORY THERAPY (TC295)
Title: Respiratory Therapy Adjunct Agency: Tidewater Community College Location: Virginia Beach - 810 FLSA: Non-Exempt Hiring Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Full Time or Part Time: Part Time Additional Detail Job De...

Apply Now

Not You?

Thank you