University of Michigan Department of Astronomy McLaughlin Postdoctoral Fellowship

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Current state: Approved
Department: Astronomy
City: Ann Arbor
State/Province: Michigan
Country: USA
Contact Email: [email protected]
Institution: University of Michigan
Application Due Date: Tuesday, December 01 2020

The University of Michigan Department of Astronomy invites applications for its McLaughlin Postdoctoral Fellowship.  
Fellows are afforded the opportunity to construct and pursue an independent research program in an energetic and diverse research environment.  The
Department has guaranteed access to the 6.5 Magellan telescopes in Chile, the 1.2m and 2.4m MDM telescopes in Arizona, the NOEMA sub-mm interferometer in
France, and the Swift UV/X-ray/Gamma-ray telescope.  Observational and theoretical efforts within the department span a wide range of topics including
exoplanets, star and planet formation, and related instrumentation efforts.

The salary for the fellowship will start at 69,000 USD, with an annual research stipend of 6,000 USD.  A full benefits package is included. 
Fellowships will commence in September 2021, the expected term is three years, dependent on performance and funding.  Applicants need to have completed a Ph.
D. in astronomy, physics, or a closely related field prior to the start of the fellowship.  Applicants should send a cover letter, statement of past
research, statement of proposed research, CV, and publications list (with three ?key? papers specifically highlighted) to [email protected]