3 postdoc positions in cometary science at Max-Planck Institue for Solar System Research, Germany

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Research Laboratory
Institution/Company: 
Max-Planck Institute for Solar System Research
Street Line 1: 
Justus-von-Liebig-Weg 3
City: 
Göttingen
State/Province: 
Lower Saxony
Zip/Postal: 
37077
Country: 
Germany
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

3 postdoc positions in cometary science at Max-Planck-Institue for Solar System Research, Germany

The Max-Planck Institute for Solar System Research in Göttingen, Germany, invites applications for three postdoc positions in the field of cometary science.

 

Two positions will be in the work group on comets and the formation of the planetary system (leader: Hermann Boehnhardt) and will focus on one topic each from the following list:

- The growth of cometary nuclei

- The size and mass distribution of cometary dust and solids

- The Carbon-chain material in cometary nuclei

- The elemental composition of cometary material

Details of the positions and the application are found at http://www.mps.mpg.de/5074883/job_full_offer_11530192?c=4385028

 

One position will be in a newly forming group on activity in comets and asteroids, funded by an ERC Starting Grant, led by Jessica Agarwal. The position will focus on one of the following topics:

- Physical, thermal, and optical properties of cometary material

- Activity in comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from a Rosetta multi-instrument perspective

- Activity in asteroids

Details of the positions and the application can be found at http://www.mps.mpg.de/5066843/job_full_offer_11485198?c=2169

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, December 15, 2017
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Hermann Boehnhardt, Jessica Agarwal