Postdoctoral position in Active Galactic Nuclei

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Archive Date: 
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Universidad Diego Portales
Department Name: 
Nucleo de Astronomia
Street Line 1: 
Avenida Ejercito 441
Job Announcement Text: 

The Astronomy Group at Universidad Diego Portales (UDP), in Chile, invites applications for a 2-year postdoctoral research position in extragalactic astrophysics. The successful applicant will work on observational studies of Active Galactic Nuclei in the group led by Prof. Claudio Ricci. The candidate is expected to have experience in the study of AGN, and familiarity with X-ray data reduction will be considered an asset. A fraction of time will be available for independent research.

Santiago hosts a large and vibrant scientific community working on AGN, with ~45 scientists distributed in four universities and three institutes (see While at UDP, successful candidates will qualify as members of the Chilean community and will be eligible for the 10% privileged access to all telescopes in Chile, including ALMA, Gemini South, VLT, Magellan, CTIO, SOAR, La Silla, APEX, and ASTE, as well as to future facilities such as LSST. 

Applications should be submitted by e-mail in pdf format to by January 30, 2020 to ensure full consideration. The applications should include a 1-page research statement (including current and previous research and a research plan), and a CV (with a publication list). In addition, applicants should provide the names and contact information of 3 references willing to provide letters of recommendation on request. We encourage applications from women and minority groups. The postdoctoral position includes a generous yearly research budget and support for health insurance.


Included Benefits: 

A generous yearly research budget and support for health insurance.

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
No Status Given (Opted Out)
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Attention To: 
Claudio Ricci