The INAF/Trieste Astronomical Observatory (http://www.oats.inaf.it/) seeks to appoint one Postdoctoral fellow to work on the study of large scale structures within the Euclid mission survey. The research project will be focused on the following activities: 1) development of algorithms to identify and characterize galaxy clusters within the photometric and spectroscopic surveys of the Euclid mission; 3) developments of algorithms for calculating correlation functions and power spectra for surveys of galaxies and clusters of galaxies from the Euclid mission; 3) application of these algorithms to existing photometric surveys and to “mock Euclid surveys”.
Staff members of the INAF/Trieste Astronomical Observatory directly interested in this Podstoctoral research project include: A. Biviano, S. Borgani, G. De Lucia, M. Nonino, M. Viel.
Financial support for this felloship is available for 3 years, with a starting date by July 31, 2013. The grant is worth 28,000 Euros gross per year.
The official text for the call is available at http://www.oats.inaf.it/en/job-opportunities, ID: DD80/2012. It includes the application form (Attachment 1). Applications should include a CV, list of publications, copies of the University degree(s) with final marks and list of exams, any other qualifications along with their list, a personal self-certification along the format available as Attachment 2, and two recommendation letters.
Applications must be sent by express courier or registered letter with acknowledgement of receipt to the Director of INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Trieste, Via Tiepolo n. 11, 34143 Trieste, Italy. Recommendation letters can be sent to the same address or by email to email@example.com.
Deadline: Feb, 8, 2013.