The Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur (OCA) offers a postdoctoral fellowship in various research areas related to astronomy and geophysics including: astrometry, coronography, gravitational waves, image and signal processing, observational cosmology, optical interferometry, planetary science, space geodesy, stellar astrophysics, turbulence and space plasmas, geochemistry, geochronology, marine geology, petrology, rock mechanics, seismology and tectonics. The position is for one to two years. The fellowship monthly stipend ranges from 2000 to 2400 euros. Applicants must have obtained their PhD outside the OCA. Applications are reviewed internally, before a final selection by the Henri Poincaré Committee, comprising representatives of Conseil Général des Alpes-Maritimes, Académie des Sciences, Collège de France and funding agencies. The start date is between September 1, 2013 and December 1, 2013.
Applicants should fill in the electronic Application Factsheet and submit their applications electronically as a single PDF file to email@example.com. Applications (no special format) should include a CV, a description of research work, the names and contact details of three referees and three key publications. The overall size of the application should not exceed 10Mbytes. Reference letters may be sent electronically to Dr. Fathi Namouni (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by standard mail to Dr. Fathi Namouni, Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur, BP 4229, 06304 Nice cedex 4 France. Reference letters must be received no later than two weeks after the closing date, November 15, 2012.
For further information, please see the Frequently Asked Questions webpage or contact Dr. Fathi Namouni (phone: +33492003023, email: email@example.com)