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|Arcetri Fellowship 2021||Closing date: 2021-03-22
Contact: Dr. Sofia Randich
|The Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri, part of the Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica (INAF), in Firenze, Italy, invites applications for the Arcetri Fellowship 2021.
The fellow is expected to pursue an independent research program in any area of astrophysics related to current research themes at the Observatory, including theory, observations or instrumentation.
The position is for two years, with a possible extension for a third year.
|Research at INAF-Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri (INAF-OAA) spans most areas of astrophysics and covers theoretical, observational and instrumentation efforts. Research areas include astrobiology and laboratory astrophysics; exoplanets; solar system; stellar populations and Galactic archaeology; star and planet formation; astrochemistry; high-energy and particle astrophysics; extragalactic astronomy, galaxy evolution and cosmology; instrumentation in adaptive optics, optical and infrared spectrographs, radio astronomy, space missions; optical turbulence (learn more about research in Arcetri under "Research").
The fellow is expected to pursue an independent research program in any of the above areas.
Location: INAF-OAA offers a vibrant and scientifically stimulating environment, with more than 70 permanent research staff members and about 30 post-docs and PhD students. Researchers at INAF-OAA are involved with key roles in many of the major international scientific and technological projects, surveys and GTO programs from the ground and from space. INAF-OAA is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.
Requirements: A PhD in Astronomy or in Physics or in Chemistry or in Engineering is required by the application deadline.
Start date and duration: It is flexible, with a targeted start in October 2021, but no later than December 31, 2021. The position is tenable for two years. Renewal for a third year is possible depending on performance and availability of funds.
Salary: The gross salary will be of 32,000 ?/year. Research and travel funds will be also available. Employment conditions include social benefits granted according to applicable Italian regulations for public sector employment.
Applications must consist of:
An application form dated and signed by the applicant;
A CV, dated and signed by the applicant;
A list of publications;
A brief statement that describes current and future research plans, in which synergies with the areas of active research at INAF-OAA are highlighted, should the fellowship be awarded;
Two letters of reference;
A copy of a valid identity document.
All material shall be submitted in English.
The application must be submitted electronically
Applicants from outside the EU: Successful applicants who are not citizens of a member country of the European Union must keep in mind that, prior to signing the contract, they must obtain a research visa to enter Italy that can take few months depending on the country of origin of the fellow.
The complete call is available at https://www.arcetri.inaf.it/gare-e-concorsi/182-gare-e-concorsi/concorsi/2577-research-fellowship-arcetri-fellowship-2021-dd22-2021
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