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|3-year Post-Doc offer in ExoPlanets||Closing date: 2017-12-11
Contact: Alexandre Correia
|The Physics Department of the University of Aveiro, Portugal, invites applications for a 3-year Post-Doc position in "Dynamics of Planetary Systems".|
|The successful applicant is expected to do research in one of the following topics: extra-solar planet searches and study, planet formation and evolution, dynamics of multi-planetary systems. The main goal is to cover both theory and observations with particular attention to the dynamics of multi-body configurations and diversity of their dynamical environments. 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.
Qualifications: The candidate must have have concluded a PhD before the application deadline.
Application deadline: 11th December 2017
Expecting starting date: January 2018, to be agreed upon with the successful candidate.
Host institution: Gr @ v, Physics Department, University of Aveiro, PORTUGAL (EU). http://gravitation.web.ua.pt/
Type of contract: 2+1 year Fellowship:
Salary: 1500 EUR/month (tax free)
Benefits include social security and 25 vacation days.
Job Reference: BPD-57-29224/2017
Applications must be sent by e-mail simultaneously to Alexandre Correia (correia @ ua.pt) and to Marta Teixeira (marta.m @ ua.pt) before 11th December 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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