Division of Physics, Mathematics & Astronomy - 103-33 - Pasadena - California - 91125



             invites applications for

   Postdoctoral Prize Fellowships in
  Experimental Physics or Astrophysics

The Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy offers a number of Prize Fellowships at the Postdoctoral Scholar level in experimental physics or astrophysics. In the case of astrophysics, only candidates whose focus is primarily instrumental (not purely observational) will be considered. These Fellowships usually begin in Fall 2015 and are for a three year duration. They carry a competitive annual stipend and salary combination and offer an annual research expense fund.

This fellowship program has been established to offer scientists, typically within a few years after receipt of the Ph.D., the opportunity to pursue new and innovative experimental research. It is expected that this research will require the support and use of facilities of one of the established experimental groups at Caltech. Currently, Caltech has groups working in:

Astrophysical Detector DevelopmentAtomic Physics
Condensed Matter PhysicsGravitational Physics
High Energy AstrophysicsHigh Energy Physics
Infrared & Submillimeter AstronomyLow Energy Particle Physics
Microwave Background ObservationsNeurobiology
Nuclear PhysicsQuantum Optics
Radio AstronomySolar Physics
Surface PhysicsUltraviolet Astrophysics

Please apply online. Electronic copies of the curriculum vitae with email address and with citizenship indicated, publications list (indicate articles which appeared in refereed journals), and statement of research interests are required. Electronic Portable Document Format (PDF) submittals are preferred. The applicant is requested to ensure that at least three letters of recommendation are submitted via the web link provided in the electronic application. Deadline for the application is December 1, 2014. Application materials may also be sent to EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICS AND EXPERIMENTAL ASTROPHYSICS FELLOWSHIPS, mail code 103-33, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125 to arrive by December 1, 2014.

Fellowship candidates will automatically be considered for other available postdoctoral positions in their fields of interest. Email inquiries in regards to the application process may be sent to nell@caltech.edu. Online applications open September 2, 2014.

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