The Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University, anticipates offering a number of postdoctoral or more senior research positions in theory, observation and instrumentation, including (but not limited to): the Lyman Spitzer, Jr. Fellowship; the Henry Norris Russell Fellowship; the Joint Carnegie Observatories and Princeton University Postdoctoral Fellowship; and positions in research related to: cosmology; ISM/star formation; plasma astrophysics; plasma theory and simulation; protostellar-disk winds; and astronomical software.Applicants may work with the Department's distinguished faculty and research staff. For a full list of department members and activities, see http://www.princeton.edu/astro. There are also strong research groups with interests in astrophysics at the Princeton Plasma Physics Lab, in the Physics, Geosciences, and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Departments, and at the nearby Institute for Advanced Study. Appointments are for one year, renewable annually based on satisfactory performance and continued funding, with the expectation of up to three years. The expected start date is September 1, 2019, though earlier starting dates may be negotiated. Applicants with an interest in mentoring underrepresented students in science and mathematics may wish to be involved in the Department's post-baccalaureate program (https://web.astro.princeton.edu/academic/post-baccalaureate-program). For details on specific positions, see http://web.astro.princeton.edu/jobs.Interested persons must apply online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/8461 and submit a curriculum vitae, bibliography, a statement of research interests, and provide contact information for three references. Letters of recommendation will also be handled through this site. All applications received by November 5, 2018 will be fully considered, but applications will continue to be accepted until all positions are filled. All applications will be considered for all postdoctoral positions available in the department, but you will be asked in the application process which positions are of most interest. These positions are subject to the University's background check policy. For further inquiries, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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