The LSST Corporation announces its Catalyst Fellowship Funded by the John
Templeton Foundation for postdocs in the social sciences (broadly construed).
The Catalyst Fellowship in social science supports early-career researchers to
study social aspects of the Vera C. Rubin Observatory’s Legacy Survey of
Space and Time (LSST) for up to three years. Prospective applicants may be
interested in, for example, the social organization of large-scale
collaborations, broader implications of astronomical science, and methods for
studying socio-technical systems. The social science postdocs will be part of
a cohort with astrophysics postdocs and will be supported by a broad network
of renowned mentors to realize the full potential of Rubin Observatory’s
LSST. Applicants can propose to work at any LSSTC member institution
(https://www.lsstcorporation.org/node/3) with a faculty supervisor of their
Application deadline is January 15, 2023. For job details see
(bit.ly/lsstsocsci). There will be an online information and networking
session on October 6, 2022 (for details on that see bit.ly/lsstideaslab).