Postdoctoral positions with the Outer Solar System Origins Survey (Deadline Sept. 14, 2012)

The Outer Solar Systems Origins Survey (OSSOS) is an approved Large Program for four years on the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (see, to detect a large sample of outer Solar System moving objects.

Two postdoctoral fellows are sought to begin in 2013 to be involved in discovery/tracking observations, detected object exploitation, and scientific analysis/modelling of the survey’s results. Previous work in the field of outer Solar System small-body science is needed. Depending on the postdoctoral fellow’s interests and the eligibility for various funding sources, the work might be undertaken at either the University of British Columbia (Vancouver), the National Research Council of Canada (Victoria), or the Universite de Franche-Compte (Besancon, France).

Enquiries should be made via email, with a one page statement of interests and CV enclosed, to B. Gladman ( by September 14, 2012.

Dr JJ Kavelaars

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