Job Opportunities in the Department

Please check back soon for this year's postings.


Frequently Asked Questions - UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Q: You have a lot of postdoc ads here. Do I need to apply separately for each postdoc position I'm interested in?
A: No, you should send only one postdoc application to, indicating in that application which positions you are interested in.

Q: How long should my application be?
A: For all of our positions, we accept the AAS Postdoctoral Application Guidelines (see

CV: Not to exceed two pages, excluding list of publications
Research Statement: Not to exceed three pages total including text, figures, and references cited
List of references: One page with contact information for three to five people from whom letters of reference may be requested
For the Carnegie-Princeton position, we will also accept submissions as follows: current research up to 3 pages including references; research proposal up to 5 pages including references.

Q:Who do I contact if I have more questions?
A: Please send an e-mail to with any questions. We will do our best to reply in a timely manner.





Lyman Spitzer, Jr.