Applications are invited for a postdoctoral Position in “Gas and galaxy evolution in different environments” to be held at the Padova Observatory of the National Institute of Astrophysics (INAF) (Post doc position - D.D. 77/2021). The position is funded by the European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant n. 833824.
The successful applicant will work in the extragalactic group in Padova and join the international GASP team (GAs Stripping Phenomena in galaxies, http://web.oapd.inaf.it/gasp/) using MUSE integral-field spectroscopic data and other multi-wavelength data to study the physical processes that affect gas in galaxies and their consequences for galaxy evolution.
The position is offered for 2 years, renewable for another year, with a starting date from May 2022 onward, negotiable. The annual salary is 38.000 euro. A research and travel budget is available, health and work insurance are included.
Prospective candidates are encouraged to contact Dr. Bianca Maria Poggianti ([email protected]) for additional information. The official call for applications, along with all the required documents, can be found at:
Applicants should have a PhD in physics, astronomy or related subject by the deadline for applications. Experience in multi-wavelength observations will be a plus.
Applications and at least two reference letters should be submitted via e-mail to: [email protected] by December 31, 2021.
The Padova Observatory is one of the main structures of INAF, a network of 12 research institutes spread throughout Italy. INAF is a world leading institute and is a major partner of ESO. INAF is an equal opportunity employer and women and minorities are encouraged to apply.