Postdoctoral Associate in Quasars/AGN research. The Department of
Physics at Virginia Tech seeks a Postdoctoral Associate to work
with professor Arav in the general area of quasar outflows, warm
absorbers and their influence on cosmological structure formation.
Professor Arav was recently awarded 2 projects on the Hubble Space
Telescope, which will be a major part of this postdoctoral
associate position. The successful candidate may participate in any
of several aspects of the program: ground and space based
observations; spectral analysis and photoionization modeling of the
data; dynamical modeling; AGN feedback associated with the
outflows; and relevant atomic calculations.
The successful candidate will join an active multidisciplinary
group working on AGN outflows with national and international
collaborations, and programs on various space and ground based
telescopes. This appointment is for one year, renewable for up to
two years depending on performance, available funding, and needs
Applicants must complete the faculty application online at www.jobs.vt.edu
, posting 518738. Please
submit a curriculum vitae, publication list and a research
statement. Also please arrange for three letters of reference to be
sent directly to Dr. Nahum Arav at firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for applications is January 15 2022. Position starting
date: August 1st 2022.
- PhD in Physics, Astronomy, or a related field. PhD must be
awarded no more than four years prior to the effective date of
appointment with a minimum of one year eligibility remaining.
- Experience with UV and/or optical spectroscopy.
Interested applications should provide their CV, publication list
and research statement along with their applications.
The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal
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December 21, 2021