Postdoctoral Position in star formation with ALMAGAL data

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, October 2, 2020
Archive Date: 
Friday, October 30, 2020
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Foreign
Institution/Company: 
University of Cologne
Department Name: 
I. Institute for Physics
Street Line 1: 
Zuelpicher Str. 77
City: 
Koeln
State/Province: 
NRW
Zip/Postal: 
50937
Country: 
Germany
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

A postdoctoral position is available at the University of Cologne in the field of star formation research, through analysis of data obtained in the ALMA large project ALMAGAL. The position will be attached to the group of Prof. Peter Schilke (co-PI of ALMAGAL), and will work closely with the ALMAGAL team.

YOUR TASKS

  • You will be expected to work on the data processing and analysis of ALMAGAL and ancillary data sets.
  • An important aspect will be the statistical characterization of the structures through the  comparison with models provided by various team members


YOUR PROFILE

  • Applicants are required to have a PhD in astrophysics or a related field and interferometric data processing and analysis, preferably of ALMA
  • Experience with modern methods of spectroscopic and continuum data analysis, particularly statistical methods
  • Familiarity with working with simulation data and their comparison with observations
  • Good communication skills in an international environment

The position is available from January 1st, 2021 on a full-time basis. It is limited to two years. Please apply online at: https://jobportal.uni-koeln.de/bewerben/226

Applicants should submit a signed covering letter with a concise description of their research accomplishments and interests, as well as a CV including a full publication list. They also should provide the names of a minimum of two academic references. The reference number is Wiss2009-20. Applications received by November 2, 2020 will be given full consideration. Later applications might be considered until the position is filled.

Pay Compensation
Compensation Notes: 
The salary is based on group TV-L 13 of the pay scale for the German public sector. This is approximately € 2500 net, after taxes and social security.
Included Benefits: 
  • Working in an international collaboration
  • A diverse and fair working environment
  • Support in reconciling work and family life
  • Flexible working time models
  • Extensive advanced training opportunities
  • Occupational health management offers
  • Local transport ticket at a discount for UoC employees

The University of Cologne is committed to equal opportunities and diversity. Women are especially encouraged to apply and will be considered preferentially in accordance with the Equal Opportunities Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Landesgleichstellungsgesetz – LGG NRW). We also expressly welcome applications from people with disabilities / special needs or of equal status.

Application Deadline: 
Monday, November 2, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Peter Schilke
Title: 
Prof. Dr.
Institution/Company: 
University of Cologne
Department Name: 
I. Institute for Physics
Street Line 1: 
Zuelpicher Str. 77
City: 
Koeln
Zip/Postal Code: 
50937
Country: 
Germany
Email: 
pschilke@uni-koeln.de
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
wiss2009-20
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Peter Schilke
Subject: 
ALMAGAL Postdoc
Email: 
pschilke@.uni-koeln.de