Postdoctoral position in theoretical and computational galaxy evolution

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Archive Date: 
Thursday, January 16, 2020
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Foreign
Institution/Company: 
Centre de Recherche Astrophysique de Lyon (CRAL) - ENS de Lyon
Street Line 1: 
ENS de Lyon, 46 allée d'Italie
City: 
Lyon
State/Province: 
France
Zip/Postal: 
69007
Country: 
France
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for a 2-year Postdoctoral Research Fellowship to work on the formation and evolution of galaxies on a theoretical and computational perspective. The successful applicant will work with Dr. Jérémy Fensch and Pr. Gilles Chabrier at the Centre de Recherche Astrophysique de Lyon (https://cral.univ-lyon1.fr/?lang=en) in the AstroENS team based at École Normale Supérieure de Lyon.

Our current research focuses on the structure of the interstellar medium, its impact on star formation (IMF) and its evolution with redshift. Of particular interest are hydrodynamics/MHD, turbulence and cosmic rays. Candidates in all areas of theoretical and numerical astrophysics will be considered and are encouraged to apply.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Astrophysics, Physics or Applied Mathematics in relation with theoretical and computational physics.

By January 15th 2020, enthusiastic candidates should send:

i) a CV including a publication list
ii) a statement of research interests
iii) arrange for three letters of reference to be provided separately (to be sent to jeremy.fensch@ens-lyon.fr and gilles.chabrier@ens-lyon.fr).


Starting date: between Summer 2020 and Winter 2020


Compensation Notes:  The initial monthly net salary is around 2000€ and is commensurate with experience.

 

Included Benefits: 

National medical insurance, maternity/paternity leaves, family supplement for children, participation to public transport fees, pension contributions. School is free in France for children above 3.  

The Université de Lyon provides support for the administrative settling in Lyon and France.

 

Miscellaneous :
Since 2016, the École Normale Supérieure de Lyon appears in the world's Top 5 small universities of the Times Higher Education ranking.
Lyon is a vibrant city with high quality of life (e.g. https://www.thelocal.fr/20190312/what-is-the-best-thing-about-living-in-... ).

Funding for this position will be provided through the IDEXLYON Project of Université de Lyon (ANR-16-IDEX-0005).

 

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Jérémy Fensch and Gilles Chabrier
Institution/Company: 
CRAL
Street Line 1: 
Centre de Recherche Astrophysique de Lyon (UMR5574) - ENS Lyon , 46 allée d'Italie
City: 
Lyon
State/Province: 
France
Zip/Postal Code: 
69007
Country: 
France
Phone: 
+33472728711
Email: 
jeremy.fensch@ens-lyon.fr ; gilles.chabrier@ens-lyon.fr
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Jérémy Fensch and Gilles Chabrier
Email: 
jeremy.fensch@ens-lyon.fr ; gilles.chabrier@ens-lyon.fr