2021 Jansky Fellowship Program

by Mark Adams last modified Oct 30, 2020

The Jansky Fellowship Program supports outstanding postdoctoral scientists and engineers whose research is broadly related to the mission of the NRAO. NRAO enables forefront research into the Universe at radio wavelengths. We welcome applicants who bring diverse and innovative dimensions to the Observatory and to the field of radio astronomy.

The deadline for 2021 Jansky Fellowship Program application materials, including letters of reference, is Monday, November 2, 2020 at 11:59 pm EDT. Award offers will be made starting in early January 2021. Fellowships normally begin in September 2021.

More information about the Jansky Fellowship Program and instructions on how to apply, are available online. Questions may be sent to Jansky2021@nrao.eduRead more…

VLASS Update

The Very Large Array Sky Survey (VLASS) started to observe its second epoch in June 2020, and comparisons with Epoch 1 data taken ~ 32 months earlier are already finding transient sources in the first 1000 sq deg released. 

The Canadian Initiative for Radio Astronomy Data Analysis (CIRADA) is working with the VLASS project to provide enhanced data products and services for VLASS. CIRADA is currently offering an image cutout service and source catalogs based on VLASS Quick Look images. Read more…

Robert L. Brown Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award

NRAO is accepting applications for the 2020 Robert L. Brown Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award which is administered by AUI and the NRAO on behalf of Bob Brown’s friends and family to honor his life and career. The Award is given each year to a recent recipient of a doctoral degree from any recognized degree granting institution in the U.S., and is substantially based on new observational data obtained at any AUI facility and considered to be of an exceptionally high scientific standard. The deadline for receipt of applications and supporting materials for the 2020 Award is 31 December 2020. Read more…

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The Gran Telescopio Milimétrico / Large Millimeter Telescope is presenting a series of Community Meetings to provide information to the user community about the status of the telescope and planning for future science observing opportunities. The GMT / LMT invites participation in three such meetings.

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