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Postdoctoral Fellowship Nevada Center for Astrophysics

Nov 17, 2022

Nevada Center for Astrophysics (NCfA) at University of Nevada Las Vegas will support one prize postdoctoral scholar position in any area of astronomy research.Materials will be reviewed as they come in and the committee will meet and discuss after December 17, 2022.

The scholar will carry out independent research, and is encouraged to collaborate with the NCfA faculty members. Applicants will also be considered for grant-supported postdoctoral positions with NCfA faculty members. The position with an annual salary of $65,000 is initially for two years and have the opportunity to extend to the third year based on the performances of the fellow. The candidates need to have a PhD in physics or astronomy, have a track record of publishing in the related research fields. The scholar is expected to carry out original research work, publishes regularly in refereed professional journals and helps with writing grant proposals.

Application materials must include a 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae and publication list, 3) past and proposed research (four-page limit). Materials should be addressed to Dr. Zhaohuan Zhu, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online at this link. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or UNLVJobs(at) Three recommendation letters should be sent directly to astro_postdoc_search(at) with the subject “AstroPostdocSearch_ApplicantLastName_RecommenderLastName”.

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