Postdoc positions in Galactic astronomy at Radboud University

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, November 10, 2018
Archive Date: 
Saturday, December 22, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Radboud University
Department Name: 
Department of Astrophysics
Job Announcement Text: 

We invite applications for two postdoc positions at the Department of Astrophysics of Radboud University in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. These 2+1 year research positions are funded by a ERC Consolidator grant to Marijke Haverkorn and will investigate the magnetic field in the Milky  Way and its interplay with other Galactic components. One position is mostly observationally oriented, the other one has a significant modeling and software development component. Please find more information on the group's webpage (see below). There will be some time available to continue your own research, as long as it is broadly related to the group's interests.

The Department of Astrophysics at Radboud University is part of the Institute of Mathematics, Astrophysics and Particle Physics (IMAPP). The vibrant and international department consists of 13 faculty, ~15 postdocs and engineers, ~30 PhD students, and ~10 Master students. Research activities focus on high-energy astro(particle) physics, black holes, cosmic rays, gravitational waves, stellar and binary evolution, star clusters and the stellar and interstellar Milky Way.

You should have a PhD degree in astronomy or physics, and expertise in the interstellar medium and/or cosmic magnetism.  The positions are open to candidates from any country. To apply, please email a succinct cover letter, a CV, and a statement of your past research and  of your research plans to, mentioning “Postdoc Haverkorn” in the subject line.  Also, please arrange for 3 letters of reference to be emailed to, with “Postdoc Haverkorn” in the subject line.


Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$3621.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$4755.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 

The positions are part of the collective labour agreement (CAO) of the Dutch universities and research institutes, with gross/month salaries of 3173-4166 Euro for a postdoc depending on experience. The Faculty of Science is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and as such strongly encourages applications from women and minorities. Priority will be given to applicants from underrepresented groups in case of equal qualifications. University positions in the Netherlands include good medical and social benefits (including maternity and paternity leave and child care) plus holiday and end-of-year bonuses.

Application Deadline: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, February 15, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Marijke Haverkorn
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