Postdoctoral fellowship in star- and planet formation, astrochemistry

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Publish Date: 
Friday, November 20, 2020
Archive Date: 
Friday, December 18, 2020
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Max-Planck-Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics
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Job Announcement Text: 

A 3-year postdoctoral position is available with Prof. dr. E.F. van Dishoeck in the infrared group at the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics (MPE) in Garching.  The postdoc will be part of an international team studying the physical and chemical evolution from collapsing cores to planet-forming disks and exoplanets using ALMA, JWST (guaranteed time), VLT and VLTI-GRAVITY.

The postdoc is expected to co-supervise PhD or MSc students, and is encouraged to also pursue a personal research program. The position can start anytime in fall 2021.

Candidates with an observational or theoretical background in astrochemistry, star- and planet formation, circumstellar disks, or infrared and submillimeter spectroscopy, are encouraged to apply.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, publication list, and a brief statement of research experience and interests, and arrange for 3 letters of reference to be sent to  Review of applications will start December 21 2020.

The Max Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals.  Furthermore, the Max Planck Society seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply.

Included Benefits: 

The salary and full social benefits are based on the German TVoeD scale for public employees and depends on experience. MPE provides a generous travel allowance.


Application Deadline: 
Monday, December 21, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, February 1, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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