Astronomy and Astrophysics: Junior Specialist (Open until filled. Apply by 12/17/2020)
Company: University of California - Santa Cruz
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: November 23, 2020
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* Physical & Biological Sciences Division - Astronomy and
Open date: November 18th, 2020
Next review date: Thursday, Dec 17, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the
Final date: Friday, Jan 29, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but
those received after the review date will only be considered if the
position has not yet been filled.
The Department of Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the
University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications
for a Junior Specialist. Under the direction of Professor Enrico
Ramirez-Ruiz, the Junior Specialist is expected to build the most
comprehensive energy inventory on supernova remnants using X-ray
images and spectroscopy. This requires the Junior Specialist to
conduct X-ray data analysis from Chandra and XMM, as well as
develop the necessary analysis tools. The present-day supernova
remnant energy inventory will give us a picture of the amount and
organization of the material contents of the explosion, as well as
the properties of the remnant. The Junior Specialist will then help
to refine the theoretical framework and parameters/constraints
utilized in simulations.
Applicants with expertise in analyzing energy on supernova remnants
from X-ray images and spectroscopy are strongly encouraged to
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
* Bachelor s degree (or equivalent foreign degree) in astronomy,
physics, or related field. Degree requirement must be completed at
the time of application.
* Experience with energy analysis for supernova remnants from X-ray
images and spectroscopy.
February 1, 2021.
DURATION OF POSITION
Initial appointment will be 50 percent time from 2/1/21 through
8/31/21 at which time the project needs to be delivered to the
funding agency. Reappointment may be considered contingent upon the
availability of work and appropriate funding.
Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online
system. All documents and materials must be submitted as PDFs.
APPLY AT https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00965
Please refer to Position # JPF00965-21T in all correspondence.
* Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications
and interest in the position (required).
* Curriculum vitae (required).
* Brief statement of research interests, and a list of publications
Full consideration will be given to applications completed by
December 17, 2020. Applications received after this date will be
considered only if the position has not been filled.
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Cover Letter - Letter of application that briefly summarizes your
qualifications and interest in the position.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research - Brief statement of research interests, and
a list of publications.
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