A three-year (1+1+1) postdoctoral position is available in the Evolved Stars group of the Chalmers Department of Space, Earth and Environment. The position will be hosted within the Galactic astronomy unit of the Astronomy and Plasma Physics division, as part of the research groups of Professor Hans Olofsson and Wouter Vlemmings. The research group is situated at the Onsala Space Observatory, the Swedish National Facility for Radio Astronomy. The research topics of the Galactic astronomy group cover Galactic star formation to evolved stars; other topics covered at the division include galaxy formation and evolution, and galaxy clusters. Evolved Stars research at the unit is well established and include about 10 members and several associated scientists at collaborating institutes.
A successful applicant is expected to contribute to several ongoing research programs in the Evolved Stars group. Additionally, the successful applicant is encouraged to lead an ambitious, independent research program related to Evolved Stars for a significant fraction of the position. This program should be aligned with the wide range of research at Chalmers, including the Onsala Space Observatory and ALMA ARC Node. The relevant themes include evolved stars from the AGB to post-AGB and Planetary Nebula phases, the circumstellar medium, and astrochemistry, from an observational perspective, primarily through molecular line observations.
Application details can be found via the online application submission form.
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.
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