Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in astronomy, physics, computer science or closely related fields by the start date. Candidates with experience in supernovae science observational data are encouraged to apply, but is not essential. Knowledge in these
areas is desirable: observing experience (space and/or ground telescopes), data reduction and analysis, statistical methods, python programming, shared code repositories.
The following materials will be requested in PDF format: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, bibliography, and a 2-3 page statement of research interests. Applicants are requested to provide names and contact information of three people who may be contacted
for letters of reference. Applications received by December 31, 2017 will receive full consideration. Questions about the position should be directed to
Applicants are requested to complete an online application at:
Questions about the application process should be directed to
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