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Post-Doctoral Scholar - Space Telescope Science Institute
Postdoctoral Scholars: HERITAGE project
Space Telescope Science Institute
3700 San Martin Dr.
Baltimore, MD 21218

Email inquiries:meixner@stsci.edu

Submit application online: http://www.stsci.edu/institute/employment
Requisition Number: 09-0003

closing date for full consideration: March 31

Attention: Dr. Margaret Meixner

Applications are invited for up to two postdoctoral research positions at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) starting as early as April 2009. The appointment is for one year initially, but up to three years. The successful applicant will work with Drs. Margaret Meixner and Karl Gordon on the Herschel Inventory of The Agents of Galaxy Evolution (HERITAGE) in the Magellanic Clouds (for more information, see website at: sage.stsci.edu). The work will involve development of the PACS data processing pipeline, scientific validation of the data and writing of papers to publish the results of the survey. Independent research in related areas will be supported and encouraged. Research experience in the areas of interstellar medium, star formation, evolved stars, dust, radiative transfer or the Magellanic Clouds is desirable. A PhD in astronomy or astrophysics is required.

STScI, located on Johns Hopkins University Campus in Baltimore, Maryland, offers an excellent benefit package, competitive salaries, and a stimulating work environment. STScI's pay is commensurate to the year of Ph.D.

Applicants are requested to complete an online application at http://www.stsci.edu/institute/employment. Find the position using the requisition number listed above, click "apply online" at the bottom of the job details page, create an account, and upload the following items as PDF files into the "Resume Upload" section: curriculum vitae, list of publications, and a brief statement of research interests, accomplishments, and relevant technical expertise. Three letters of recommendation should be submitted separately to careers@stsci.edu. Committed to the benefits of diversity, we strongly encourage qualified women and minority candidates to apply. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.

Completed applications received by March 31, 2009 are assured of full consideration. STScI is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.


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