Postdoctoral Researchers for exploitation of the PEPSI instrument at the Large Binocular Telescope - JRID47342

Submission Dates
Archive Date: 
February 28, 2014
Deadline to Apply for Job: 
March 1, 2014
Job Details
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Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
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Leibniz-Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)
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Katrin Boehrs
Leibniz-Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)
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An der Sternwarte 16
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Applications are invited for three post-doctoral positions in the area of exoplanet, stellar or galactic spectroscopy. Expertise in the observation and analysis of high-resolution echelle spectra is required. It is expected that the applicants will join and partly lead our efforts to exploit the new PEPSI high-resolution echelle spectrograph. Review of the applications will start March 1st, 2014 and continue until the positions are filled.

The initial appointment is for three years with a possible extension by another year depending on progress and available funding. Employment will be based in Potsdam, Germany, but willingness to do some travel to Arizona is expected. Salary is based on the German public service scale (TV-L) and depends on previous experience. It includes employer contributions to medical and dental insurance, maternity leave, and retirement benefits. The AIP is an equal opportunity employer and as such considers individuals for employment according to their skills, abilities and experiences. Preference will be given to handicapped persons with equal competence. Women are especially encouraged to apply.

To apply, please send your letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, job references and copies of certificates by email (one pdf-file) to or by mail to Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP), Branch I - Cosmic Magnetic Fields, c/o Katrin Böhrs, An der Sternwarte 16, D-14482 Potsdam

Included Benefits: 

It includes employer contributions to medical and dental insurance, maternity leave, and retirement benefits.