Chalmers Cosmic Origins Fellowships

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, October 5, 2018
Archive Date: 
Friday, November 30, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Chalmers University of Technology
Department Name: 
Space, Earth and Environment
City: 
Gothenburg
State/Province: 
Västergötland
Country: 
Sweden
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for several postdoctoral fellowships at Chalmers University of Technology (Gothenburg, Sweden) and partner institutes as part of the Chalmers Initiative on Cosmic Origins (CICO): 

1) Chalmers Cosmic Origins Fellowship: One or more positions are 3-year fellowships at Chalmers;

2) Chalmers-MPIA Cosmic Origins Fellowship: One fellowship is part of the Chalmers-MPIA fellowship that is a 4-year position, shared between Chalmers (2 years) and Max-Planck-Inst. for Astronomy in Heidelberg, Germany (2 years);

3) Chalmers-UVA Cosmic Origins Fellowship: One fellowship (funding pending) is part of the Chalmers-UVA fellowship that is a 4-year position, shared between Chalmers (2 years) and Dept. of Astronomy, Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA (2 years);

4) Chalmers-MPE Cosmic Origins Fellowship: One fellowship (funding pending) is part of the Chalmers-MPE fellowship that is a 4-year position, shared between Chalmers (2 years) and the Center for Astrochemical Studies at the Max-Planck-Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics (MPE) (Garching, Germany) (2 years).

A successful applicant will lead an ambitious, independent research program related to Cosmic Origins science, expected to align with the wide range of research at Chalmers and partner institutes. Relevant themes include galaxy formation & evolution, ISM, astrochemistry, star cluster formation, high- & low-mass star formation, astrochemistry and planet formation & evolution, from both theoretical & observational perspectives. See www.cosmicorigins.space for more information.

The fellow is expected to participate in departmental activities, and promote collaboration between CICO and its partner institutes.

Included Benefits: 

A competitive salary and benefits package is offered at Chalmers. Fellows are eligible for social security benefits, including health insurance, paid leave, and retirement benefits. The position also includes travel funds and opportunities for dissemination, networking, and international collaboration will be available.

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, February 15, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Prof. Jonathan C. Tan
Subject: 
Chalmers Cosmic Origins Fellowships
Email: 
jonathan.tan@chalmers.se