Postdoctoral Scholarship in Radio Astronomy
Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in radio astronomy at Caltech to work with Prof. Gregg Hallinan and Prof. Vikram Ravi.
Candidates with expertise in interferometric calibration and imaging, particularly relating to wide-field direction-dependent calibration, are particularly encouraged to apply. The applicant will participate in science and development for the OVRO-LWA, DSA and DSA-2000 projects as well as the Radio Camera Initiative (RCI) - https://www.radiocamera.io/.
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in Astronomy, Physics, or a related field. The applicant will also have the opportunity to join the science teams for the LWA and DSA projects. The postdoctoral fellowship position can start as soon as the applicant is available or at the latest by October 1, 2021. Initial appointments will be for two years, with a possible renewal for up to an additional two years, contingent upon performance and funding.
Fellowship recipients will have the opportunity to propose for time on Caltech's astronomical facilities, including Palomar Observatory and at the W. M. Keck Observatory. Complete applications received by December 15, 2020 will receive full consideration. Email inquiries in regards to the application process may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Interested candidates can email applications to email@example.com. Applications should conform to the AAS Postdoctoral Applications Guidelines and include a CV, research statement (3 pages max), and list of references. Please also include a cover letter (2 pages max) describing your interest in this particular position at Caltech. Please email the application materials as a single PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the candidate's name in the subject line.
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