Dear Mrs. Mccoy,
I am more than familiar with your lab, and was very excited to learn of your recent opening for a qualified Astrophysicist at Smithsonian Institution. I feel I am excellent match for this position, and have included my resume for your immediate attention.
Apart from offering an advanced degree in Astrophysics from Belhaven College, I also have a wealth of experience in an Astrophysics lab in this role. I have worked the last nine years as a competent Astrophysicist for Fermilab, and am very capable in research, lab studies, and all the equipment and tools of the lab process. I have also helped in the training and mentoring of new staff members, and am knowledgeable about hazard safety and lab procedure. I am efficient, highly analytical, and am very knowledgeable in all areas of Astrophysics research.
Please find my enclosed resume for your open position, and give me a call at your convenience. I can be contacted at (555)-555-5555.
Resume Attached as MS Word Document