2024 Trottier Postdoctoral Fellowship in Exoplanetary Science (iREx)

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, October 11, 2023
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Trottier Institute for Research on Exoplanets, Universite de Montreal
Department Name: 
physics
Street Line 1: 
Complexe des sciences, 1375 Avenue Thérèse-Lavoie-Roux
City: 
Montréal
State/Province: 
Québec
Zip/Postal: 
H2V 0B3
Country: 
Canada
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Trottier Institute for Research on Exoplanets (iREx) invites applications for the Trottier Postdoctoral Fellowship in astrophysics applied to the study of exoplanets, which enables forefront independent research related to exoplanets.

A PhD in physics, astronomy or related discipline is required at the time when the position starts. Preference will be given to applicants within 3 years of obtaining their Ph.D. Applicants with career interruptions due to parental, medical or family leaves, or other causes are invited to mention it in their cover letter if so desired. All areas of exoplanet research will be considered.

The position start date is between May and September 2024, and is for two years, renewable for a third year subject to performance and availability of funds.

Applicants should submit a cover letter (optional, max 1 page), a CV, a list of publications, and a statement of research interests (max 2 pages). They should arrange to have three letters of reference sent to [email protected] by December 4th, 2023 for full consideration.

The iREx consists of a growing team of 60 people working within research institutions in Quebec (Canada) on a variety of observational, theoretical and instrumental projects related to the study of exoplanets. Our team is actively involved in large international projects, notably the JWST and the SPIRou and NIRPS spectrographs, and have privileged access to these instruments. The iREx advocates for diversity, inclusion and employment equity. We strongly encourage applications from women, visible and ethnic minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities.

More information on the position can be found on our website : https://bit.ly/iRExTrottierPostdoc

Included Benefits: 

This position offers a competitive salary, a relocation allowance, and a research fund (for travel, page charges, equipment, etc.). Furthermore, the successful candidate will have access to many social benefits and services such as health insurance through the Université de Montréal postdoctoral researchers' union.

Application Deadline: 
Monday, December 4, 2023
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
René Doyon
Title: 
Professor
Institution/Company: 
Trottier Institute for Research on Exoplanets, Universite de Montreal
Department Name: 
Physics
Street Line 1: 
1375 Ave.Thérèse-Lavoie-Roux
City: 
Montréal
State/Province: 
Québec
Zip/Postal Code: 
H2V 0B3
Country: 
Canada
Phone: 
5142793222
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Marie-Eve Naud
Subject: 
2024 Trottier Postdoc Fellowship