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The 2001 Astronomy Job Market

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January 7, 2003
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Astrophysics, abstract
astro-ph/0301061


From: Brad Gibson <[email protected]>
Date: Mon, 6 Jan 2003 01:34:09 GMT (15kb)

The 2001 Astronomy Job Market


Authors:
Brad K. Gibson (Swinburne)

Comments: 2 pages, Summary of a Talk Presented at the 2001 Harley Wood Winter
School, June 2001, Lorne, Victoria, Australia

Journal-ref: Astron. Soc. Aus. Newsletter 26 (2002) 4


An overview of the 2001 astronomy job market is presented, highlighting the
recent hiring trends which prospective PhD students and postdocs might like to
be aware of. Cosmology and extragalactic astronomy continue to dominate the
market, with theory/computational positions now outstripping the number of pure
observational ones. A biased recipe-for-success is presented which students and
postdocs should feel free to discuss, dismiss, or approach the author for
details.

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