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|Post-Doc in Protoplanetary disks and planet formation||Closing date: 2017-08-18
Contact: Alexandre Correia
|The Physics Department of the University of Aveiro, Portugal, invites applications for a 3-year Post-Doc position in "Protoplanetary disks and planet formation".|
Applicants must have a PhD degree in Planetary Science, Planet Formation, or Celestial Mechanics. Knowledge of Planet formation, Planet migration, and Collisional processes is preferred. Knowledge of the Hydrodynamic and/or N-body codes commonly used in planet formation and evolution models is preferred. Computational experience is required and a background in Solar System dynamics is a plus. Applications by researchers working on other research topics related to the field of exoplanets will also be accepted and evaluated.
Application deadline: 18th August 2017
Expecting starting date: 1st October 2017
Host institution: Gr @ v, Physics Department, University of Aveiro, PORTUGAL (EU). http://gravitation.web.ua.pt/
Type of contract: 3-year Fellowship:
Salary: 1500 EUR / month (tax free)
Benefits include social security and 22 vacation days.
Job Reference: BPD-43/19402/2017
Candidates should send the applications to Prof. Alexandre Correia (correia @ ua.pt) and Dr. Marta Teixeira (marta.m @ ua.pt) before 18th August 2017, with the following documents:
1. CV (including publication list)
2. A brief research plan (maximum 3 pages)
3. Cover Letter detailing the motivation and background for applying to this position.
4. Name and contact of 2 scientists who can provide a letter of recommendation.
5. Copy of all academic degrees, including the PhD certificate (in English or Portuguese).
Evaluation criteria: Selection of the candidates will be performed by evaluation of the CV, the research plan and of the other submitted documents (70%), followed by an interview (30%) of the top candidates. The interview is mandatory (optionally by teleconference). The candidates must have a very good review (larger than 16 in a scale of 0-20) in all evaluated items. The jury can decide to not select any candidate if their final grade is below 16.
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