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The Department of Astronomy at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor is seeking to hire a postdoctoral research fellow to work with Prof. Keren Sharon on topics related to gravitational lensing, in the context of the physics of galaxy clusters, structure formation, and lensed galaxies. Candidates with interest in these topics are encouraged to apply.
The Department is a central member of the Magellan Telescopes in Chile and the MDM Observatory in Arizona, and has privileged access the SWIFT space telescope and the NOEMA mm array. Significant computing resources are available through the Department and through the University of Michigan.
A successful applicant will take part in several HST programs aimed at analyzing a large sample of strong lensing clusters and the background sources that are magnified by the clusters.
Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Astrophysics or equivalent field. Demonstrated background in gravitational lens modeling is an advantage.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The start date for this position is flexible, and the appointment will initially be for one year and may be extended for up to three years, contingent upon funding and satisfactory progress.
Benefits: The position will be benefits eligible
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Prof. Keren Sharon: email@example.com
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