Work Location Detail 725 21st Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.
Assigned Organizational Area: Research
Campus Location: Foggy Bottom
Division/Vice President: Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (AA)
College/School/Department: Columbian College of Arts & Sciences (CCAS)
Internal Applicants Only? No
Position Type: Research
Posting Number: Staff - 001575
Working Title: Post Doctoral Scientist
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday
Total Hours Per Week: 40
Pay Grade: 0
Recruitment Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, Sex Offender Registry Search, and Prior Employment Verification
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If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:
Job Open Date: 08/08/2012
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Applicant Review Will Commence On:
Job Vacancy Anouncement Information
Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, to include ten academic units, with a full-time equivalent enrollment of a little over 20,000 students and approximately 11,000 full-time and part-time employees (faculty and staff). The George Washington University is a community dedicated to learning, communication,respect, service and teamwork. As one of the largest private employers in the District of Columbia, the university seeks employees who support the teaching, research, and public service mission of the university.
Job Description Summary:
A PhD in the field of Astronomy or Physics is required.
The successful candidate should have expertise in astronomical data analysis and/or theoretical/numerical modeling relevant to astrophysical process on or around neutron stars and black holes.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Analyzes and interprets x-ray, optical and radio observations of neutron stars, pulsars, black holes and related phenomena utilizing a variety of space and ground based observations.
Assists in the development and refinement of data analysis techniques and theoretical models used in the research.
Under the supervision of the PI, presents research findings at conferences and in peer-reviewed journal articles.
Performs other work related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a doctoral degree in Astronomy or Physics?
- * Do you have experience in astronomical data analysis or theoretical/numerical modeling relevant to astrophysical processes on or around neutron stars or black holes?
- Cover Letter
- Letter of Recommendation 1
- Letter of Recommendation 2
- Letter of Recommendation 3
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