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Postdoctoral Researcher - Physics

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Posting Number: 2017402F
Position Title: Postdoctoral Researcher - Physics
Position Type: Faculty
Recruitment Type: Internal/External Applicants
Work Schedule: FT/12 Month
Department: 186-Physics
Position Summary:

The Department of Physics at Villanova University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research position focused on far-infrared through millimeter-wave data analysis with Prof. David Chuss.

The successful candidate will take a leadership role in the analysis and scientific interpretation of archival data and new data obtained with the High Angular Resolution Wide-Field Imager+ (HAWC+), which is operating on SOFIA (NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy).
Professor Chuss’ group is engaged in several research projects relating to instrumentation and data analysis for astrophysical polarimetry in the far-infrared through microwave part of the spectrum including the Cosmology Large Angular Scale Surveyor (CLASS) and HAWC+/SOFIA.

The position is planned for two years, with a possible extension for a third year.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will take a leadership role in the analysis and scientific interpretation of archival data and new data obtained with HAWC+/SOFIA.

Minimum Qualifications:

The application should have a Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or related field by the anticipated start date of November 1.

Preferred Qualifications:

Applicants with experience in data analysis for astrophysical observations.

Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:
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To apply, please send a CV including a publication list and contact information for at least two references.

Posting Date: 07/18/2017
Closing Date (12am ET):
Salary Posting Information:

Competitive

Salary Band: N/A
Job Classification: Faculty

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