Special workshop

"Writing proposals for positions and telescope time"

Date: Thursday, June 29th, 12:40 – 13:55
Place: Sumava boat
Participants: MA and PhD students
Cost: free (limited availability)
Supported by the Czech Academy of Sciences and EWASS 2017

The discussion will be led by the former Scientific Director of European Southern Observatory (ESO), Bruno Leibundgut, and by the successful applicant for support and the telescope time from the ESO, Petr Kabáth.

Participants will receive first hand practical advice on:

  • where to look for information on post-doc positions, other jobs, and observing proposals,
  • how and where to apply for a post-doc position,
  • how to write and what to avoid in a job application,
  • how to write the ESO observing time proposal.

The participants will enjoy served lunch while cruising the Vltava River.