Trottier Postdoctoral Fellowship in Exoplanetary Science (iREx)

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, October 8, 2022
Archive Date: 
Saturday, December 3, 2022
The upcoming date less then 1 day.
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Institute for Research on Exoplanets, Universite de Montreal
Department Name: 
Physics
Street Line 1: 
Complexe des sciences, 1375 Avenue Thérèse-Lavoie-Roux
City: 
Montreal
State/Province: 
Quebec
Zip/Postal: 
H2V 0B3
Country: 
Canada
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Institute for Research on Exoplanets (iREx) invites applications for the Trottier Postdoctoral Fellowship in astrophysics applied to the study of exoplanets, which enables forefront independent research related to exoplanets.

A PhD in physics, astronomy or related discipline is required at the time when the position starts. Preference will be given to applicants within 3 years of obtaining their PhD. Applicants with career interruptions due to parental, medical or family leaves, or other causes are invited to mention it in their cover letter, if so desired. All areas of exoplanet research will be considered.

The position start date is between May and September 2023, and is for two years, renewable for a third year subject to performance and availability of funds.

Applicants should submit a cover letter (optional, max 1 page), a CV, a list of publications, and a statement of research interests (max 2 pages), and should arrange to have three letter of reference sent to [email protected] by December 2nd 2022 for full consideration.

The iREx consists of a growing team of 60 people working within research institutions in Quebec (Canada) on a variety of observational, theoretical and instrumental projects related to the study of exoplanets. Our team is actively involved in large international projects, notably the JWST and the SPIRou and NIRPS spectrographs, and have privileged access to these instruments. The iREx advocates for diversity, inclusion and employment equity. We strongly encourage applications from women, visible and ethnic minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities.

More information on the position can be found on our website : http://www.exoplanetes.umontreal.ca/the-institute/job-advertisements/tro....

Included Benefits: 

This position offers a competitive salary, a relocation allowance, and a research fund (for travel, page charges, equipment, etc.). Furthermore, the successful candidate will have access to many social benefits and services such as health insurance through the Université de Montréal postdoctoral researchers' union.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, December 2, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
René Doyon
Title: 
Professor
Institution/Company: 
Institute for Research on Exoplanets, Universite de Montreal
Department Name: 
Physics
Street Line 1: 
1375 Avenue Thérèse-Lavoie-Roux
City: 
Montreal
State/Province: 
Quebec
Zip/Postal Code: 
H2V 0B3
Country: 
Canada
Phone: 
5142793222
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Marie-Eve Naud
Subject: 
2023 Trottier Postdoc Fellowship