Postdoctoral position in computational star and planet formation

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Foreign
Institution/Company: 
CRAL
Street Line 1: 
Centre de Recherche Astrophysique de Lyon (UMR5574) - ENS Lyon , 46 allée d'Italie
City: 
Lyon
State/Province: 
-
Zip/Postal: 
69007
Country: 
France
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for a 2-year Postdoctoral Research Fellow to work with Dr. Benoît Commerçon and Dr. Guillaume Laibe at the Centre de Recherche Astrophysique de Lyon (http://cral.univ-lyon1.fr) in the AstroENS team based at École Normale Supérieure de Lyon on computational star and planet formation.

This includes any of the following aspects:
- Formation and evolution of protostellar disks
- Evolution of dust grains from the diffuse interstellar medium up to protoplanetary disks
- Modelling of dusty turbulence
- Modelling of multi-fluid flows dynamics.

The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in Astrophysics, Physics or Applied mathematics in relation with hydrodynamics with experience computational star or planet formation.

By November 15th 2019, enthusiastic candidates should submit on the web platform at this address https://emploi.cnrs.fr/Offres/CDD/UMR5574-BENCOM-002/Default.aspx i) a CV including a publication list, ii) a brief statement of research interests and iii) arrange for three letters of reference to be provided separately (sent to benoit.commercon@ens-lyon.fr and guillaume.laibe@ens-lyon.fr). Applications which will not be submitted on the web platform will not be considered.

Starting date: Between Winter 2019 and Spring 2020

Pay Compensation
Compensation Notes: 
Salary: 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 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.nytimes.com/2006/07/02/travel/02goingto.html)
The project is funded by the IDEXLyon project (contract n◦ANR-16-IDEX-0005) under University of Lyon auspices.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, November 15, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, December 20, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Benoît Commerçon and Guillaume Laibe
Institution/Company: 
CRAL
Street Line 1: 
Centre de Recherche Astrophysique de Lyon (UMR5574) - ENS Lyon , 46 allée d'Italie
City: 
Lyon
State/Province: 
-
Zip/Postal Code: 
69007
Country: 
France
Phone: 
+33472728917
Email: 
benoit.commercon@ens-lyon.fr
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
CRAL
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Benoît Commerçon and Guillaume Laibe
Email: 
benoit.commercon@ens-lyon.fr ; guillaume.laibe@ens-lyon.fr