Post Doctoral Fellows - X-ray and Gamma-ray Astrophysics

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Post Doctoral Fellows - X-ray and Gamma-ray Astrophysics

Clemson, SC
Open Date:
Sep 27, 2019

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Clemson University invites applications for two Postdoctoral fellow positions in the field of X-ray and gamma-ray astrophysics, respectively.

The candidates will work with Dr. Marco Ajello and his group on the analysis and interpretation of data provided by the NuSTAR, Chandra and Swift satellites (for the first position) and on data provided by the Fermi satellite (for the second position).

Anticipated start is Spring 2020, but it can be negotiated.The appointment will be for one year with options for yearly renewal for up to three years based on performance and availability of funding.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Physics or Astronomy with a background in gamma-ray astrophysics, or particle astrophysics.

Prof. Ajello’s research focuses on the study of active galactic nuclei, their evolution and on the X-ray, the gamma-ray and optical/UV backgrounds. Research experience in these or related fields, and familiarity with the physics of high-energy sources, are required. The capability to work with multi-wavelength data and knowledge of Python are considered assets.

Application Instructions:

All applications received by November 1st will be given consideration and the position will remain open until filled.

The applications should be submitted via Interfolio at and must include a curriculum vitae, list of publications, a statement of research interests and three letters of references.

For information about these positions, write to [email protected]




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Posted: 9/30/2019
Application Due: 12/29/2019
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