Preethi Nair

Preethi  Nair

Assistant Professor

Office Hours

By appointment


PhD, University of Toronto, 2009


Research Groups

Research Interests

Dr. Nair is an observational astronomer investigating the formation and evolution of galaxies. Dr. Nair is particularly interested in data mining large surveys to explore how galaxies have evolved over time.

Dr. Nair received her doctoral degree from the University of Toronto in 2009. She joined the faculty of The University of Alabama in January 2014.


Positions Available:

To apply for the postdoctoral research position  with Dr. Nair’s group (as advertised on the AAS website) please complete the online application at

Applications must also be emailed to Dr. Nair. The application must consist of a cover letter (addressing how you meet the job requirements), a CV and a statement of past and future research interests. Three letters of reference should also be emailed directly to Dr. Nair