Astronomy and Astrophysics: Junior Specialist (Open until filled. Apply by 12/17/2020) | University of California Santa Cruz - Military Veterans

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Astronomy and Astrophysics: Junior Specialist (Open until filled. Apply by 12/17/2020) The Department of Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for a Junior Specialist. Under the direction of Professor Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz, the Junior Specialist is expected to build the most comprehensive energy inventory on supernova remnants using X-ray images and spectroscopy. This requires the Junior Specialist to conduct X-ray data analysis from Chandra and XMM, as well as develop the necessary analysis tools. The present-day supernova remnant energy inventory will give us a picture of the amount and organization of the material contents of the explosion, as well as the properties of the remnant. The Junior Specialist will then help to refine the theoretical framework and parameters/constraints utilized in simulations. Applicants with expertise in analyzing energy on supernova remnants from X-ray images and spectroscopy are strongly encouraged to apply. ACADEMIC TITLE Junior Specialist SALARY Commensurate with qualifications and experience. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree (or equivalent foreign degree) in astronomy, physics, or related field. Degree requirement must be completed at the time of application. Experience with energy analysis for supernova remnants from X-ray images and spectroscopy. POSITION AVAILABLE February 1, 2021. DURATION OF POSITION Initial appointment will be 50 percent time from 2/1/21 through 8/31/21 at which time the project needs to be delivered to the funding agency. Reappointment may be considered contingent upon the availability of work and appropriate funding. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system. All documents and materials must be submitted as PDFs. APPLY AT https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00965 Please refer to Position # JPF00965-21T in all correspondence. Documents/Materials Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications and interest in the position (required). Curriculum vitae (required). Brief statement of research interests, and a list of publications (required) RECRUITMENT PERIOD Full consideration will be given to applications completed by December 17, 2020. Applications received after this date will be considered only if the position has not been filled. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. Inquiries regarding the University's equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 or by phone at (831) 459-2686. Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check (see https://www.uscis.gov/e-verify ). The university sponsors employment-based visas for nonresidents who are offered academic appointments at UC Santa Cruz (see https://apo.ucsc.edu/policy/capm/102.530.html ). UCSC is a smoke & tobacco-free campus. If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact Disability Management Services at roberts@ucsc.edu (831) 459-4602. UCSC is committed to addressing the spousal and partner employment needs of our candidates and employees. As part of this commitment, our institution is a member of the Northern California Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (NorCal HERC). Visit the NorCal HERC website at https://www.hercjobs.org/regions/higher-ed-careers-northern-california/ to search for open positions within a commutable distance of our institution. The University of California offers a competitive benefits package and a number of programs to support employee work/life balance. For information about employee benefits please visit https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html VISIT THE UCSC WEB SITE AT https://www.ucsc.edu 11/16/2020 Copyright 2017 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved. Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-dcad86bcbbccb64195aaad99d2697c52

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