Postdoc position in astronomy

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, July 9, 2022
Archive Date: 
Saturday, August 13, 2022
The upcoming date less then 1 day.
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Job Announcement Text: 

A two-year postdoc position in observational astronomy is available at the Department of Physics, KTH Royal Institute of Technology. The astrophysics research at KTH focuses on analysis and interpretation of observational data of cosmic explosions and compact objects, as well as the development of instrumentation for X-ray astronomy. These activities are a part of the Oskar Klein Centre (

The main focus of the position is studies of astronomical transients, in particular supernovae and/or gamma-ray bursts. The candidate is expected to primarily work on X-ray observations, but experience with other multiwavelength observations would be an advantage. The successful candidate will also be encouraged to take part in the supervision of master students and/or PhD students. 

Applicants should hold (or soon hold) a PhD in astrophysics, preferably obtained within three years of the application deadline. Full details including instructions for how to apply are available at the link below. 

The following documents should be included in the application:

- CV

- Publication list 

- Cover letter, including a description of research interests and experience (maximum 2 pages).

- Names and contact information for two referees. 

Included Benefits: 

The employment includes full Swedish social benefits such as medical insurance and parental leave.

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, August 11, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
No Status Given (Opted Out)
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Attention To: 
Josefin Larsson
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