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Post-Doctoral Fellow in Physics

Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City, OK

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Postdoc Position in the Department of Physics at Oklahoma State University
The research group of Prof. Wenlei Chen at the Physics Department at Oklahoma State
University is inviting applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher position. The appointment will
begin in Fall 2024 or Spring 2025, and be for one year, renewable for up to three years
depending on performance and availability of funds. The starting date can be flexible for a
suitable candidate.

The successful candidate should have a PhD by the time of appointment. The candidate will
work on JWST and HST data analyses, and/or on gravitational lens modeling. Topics of interest
will include, but are not limited to, transient astrophysics, lensed stars, lensed supernovae,
supernova cosmology, nature of dark matters, and advanced transient-detection/classification
algorithms. Skills in machine learning and JWST/HST data reduction will be seen as a plus. A
background in gravitational lensing is highly desired.

Candidates should submit a CV containing a list of publications, a research statement, and
arrange at least two confidential letters of recommendation. The documents should be
submitted electronically using this link: Questions about
the search can be directed to Prof. Wenlei Chen ( Applications
submitted by May 1, 2024 will receive full consideration.

Oklahoma State University, as an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable
federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Oklahoma State
University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and does not
discriminate based on race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, marital status, sexual
orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or veteran status with regard to employment,
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