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POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW – University of Manitoba

Review of materials begins February 1, 2015.

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow working with Professors Stefi Baum and Chris O’Dea on multi-wavelength observational studies of Active Galactic Nuclei and/or Clusters of Galaxies.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in astronomy, physics, or a related subject by the appointment start. The initial appointment will be for one year, renewable for a second and third year upon mutual agreement and availability of funding. The starting date is negotiable between the summer and early fall.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, publication list, and a statement of research interests. Three letters of reference should also be submitted. All information should be emailed to Christopher.O’Dea@umanitoba.ca. Review of materials will begin February 1, 2015.

Winnipeg is the largest city in the Province of Manitoba. The city has a rich cultural environment, including symphony, opera, dance, theatre, and ethnic festivals. The region provides ample opportunities for outdoor recreation in all seasons. Learn more about Winnipeg at: http://www.winnipeg.ca/interhom/

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from qualified women and men, visible minority group members, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provisions of “The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act” (Manitoba). Please note that your curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.

For more information on this and other opportunities, please visit: umanitoba.ca/employment