Applications are solicited for up to three post-doctoral fellowships in astrophysics at Paris Observatory-PSL. The positions are funded for one year, renewable for a second year.
Paris Observatory is one of the largest astronomical centres in the world with 850 employees and 840 publications per year. It represents one fourth of French astronomy with teams covering a wide range of research fields and participating in the largest instrumental, theoretical, numerical and experimental projects of modern astronomy. Research teams are located on three main sites, amongst which two are in the Paris area (Paris and Meudon). The third one is the Nançay astronomical radio observatory. Paris Observatory is a founding member of Paris Sciences et Lettres – PSL, a young university federating nine prestigious research and higher education institutions in the fields of sciences, humanities, and arts.
Applicants are expected to conduct research related to the Strengths, “Pépites”, and Emergences of the Paris Observatory, wich are detailed on the submission website.
Fellowships are open to applicants of any nationality. Fellowships should normally start between September and December 2023.
Selection criteria and procedure
The gross monthly salary for a full-time position amounts to roughly 3,450 €, health insurance benefits included
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