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Postdoctoral Teaching & Research Fellowship In Astronomy

The Five College Astronomy Department (FCAD) at Smith, Amherst, Hampshire, and Mount Holyoke Colleges and the University of Massachusetts invites applications for a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship, with the possibility of a 3rd year, beginning in Fall 2014. The fellowship, which will be hosted by Smith College in Northampton, MA, combines opportunities for education and individual research in a unique and stimulating academic environment.


Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in astronomy. Starting salary will be $53,000 plus full benefits, plus a small annual research budget.


Smith College
City: Northampton
Country: United States

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Submit application at with (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of research goals and a proposal for a research project that would be conducted in collaboration or close contact with an astronomer from the FCAD; (4) a statement of educational goals, including an indication of what you would offer to a new course in research methods for undergraduates that incorporates a trip to a small telescope; and (5) 3 confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2013. Smith College is an equal opportunity employer encouraging excellence through diversity

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