Postdoctoral Position at the University of Alberta (Deadline May 1, 2013)

A postdoctoral position is now available with Dr. Erik Rosolowsky at the University of Alberta with an emphasis on star formation, the interstellar medium, or nearby galaxies. The successful applicant will develop collaborative projects within these broad domains, subject to applicant background and mutual research interests.

The two-year position offers a $47k annual salary and $5k/year in travel funding, along with health benefits, computing and publication support, and a relocation allowance. Start dates are negotiable. The position has a nominal start date of September 1, 2013, subject to negotiation.

All postdocs will be encouraged to pursue their ongoing research efforts, collaborate with members of the astrophysics group, and develop new projects. The U. of Alberta physics department also includes groups researching cosmology, gravity, plasma, space, and particle physics.

Applicants should send a CV, publication list, and statements of research interests (one page) and research experience (two pages) to Dr. Rosolowsky as PDF files ( Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent electronically. Application review will begin on May 1, 2013.

The University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

See for details of health benefits. The university postdoc supplemental health plan is included in all offers.