Applications are invited for postdoctoral positions in the research group of Professor Marcella Carollo to work on collaborative research projects in the general areas of extragalactic astrophysics and galaxy evolution. Projects include the exploitation of data taken with the MUSE spectrograph on the Very Large Telescope (VLT) of the European Southern Observatory (ESO), and multi-wavelength data from several space- and ground-based facilities. There are also opportunities to get involved in preparatory science for the MOONS instrument for the ESO VLT.
Switzerland is a full member of ESO and ESA. The group has also access to the Dark Energy Survey database and to high performance supercomputing facilities.
The positions are initially for two years with yearly renewals possible thereafter. The initial salary is between 86,300 and 95,000 CHF, depending on experience. Starting date should not be after October 2018.
Applications consisting of a single PDF file containing a CV (max 3 pages), publication list (unlimited pages), and descriptions of past research (max 2 pages) and proposed research (max 3 pages) should be submitted via AcademicJobsOnline, position number 9999, https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9999 . Three letters of reference should be submitted through the same portal.
Standard Swiss employment benefits
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