Postdoctoral position in exoplanets and/or stellar activity research

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Archive Date: 
Saturday, December 9, 2017
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Foreign
Institution/Company: 
Queen's University Belfast
Department Name: 
Astrophysics Research Centre
Street Line 1: 
1 University Road
City: 
Belfast
State/Province: 
Antrim
Zip/Postal: 
BT7 1NN
Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

A funded postdoctoral research position in the area of exoplanets and/or stellar activity is available in the Astrophysics Research Centre. This is a 3 year post, for which funding is available immediately and we intend to fill by 1st April 2018. Applicants must hold, or about to be awarded, a PhD in astrophysics, and have experience relevant to observational or theoretical studies of exoplanets and/or stellar activity.

The successful candidate will be expected to work on collaborative programmes with the established exoplanet & stellar activity research team at Queen’s, consisting of Dr. Chris Watson, Dr. Katja Poppenhaeger, and Dr. Neale Gibson. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct original research in one or more of the following areas: exoplanet atmosphere observations and/or theory; stellar activity and/or rotation in relation to exoplanet discovery or characterisation.

The successful candidate will be hired on Grade AC2 (£32,548 - £38,833 per annum depending on experience). Women and members of underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply. Please refer to the information package available at the application website for further details about the post.

Please send a CV, research plan, and cover letter.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$43000.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$51000.00 (USD)
Application Deadline: 
Friday, December 15, 2017
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Dr. C. A. Watson
Institution/Company: 
Queen's University Belfast
Department Name: 
Astrophysics Research Centre
Street Line 1: 
1 University Road
City: 
Belfast
Zip/Postal Code: 
BT7 1NN
Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Email: 
c.a.watson@qub.ac.uk
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
17/105969
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Dr. C. A. Watson, Dr. K. Poppenhaeger, Dr. N. Gibson
Subject: 
Postdoctoral position in exoplanets/stellar activity
Email: 
c.a.watson@qub.ac.uk, k.poppenhaeger@qub.ac.uk, n.gibson@qub.ac.uk