Postdoctoral Research Position in Time-Domain Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Archive Date: 
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Charles University
City: 
Prague
State/Province: 
Old Town
Country: 
Czech Republic
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position at the Institute of Theoretical Physics at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, to join the research group established through Primus award to Dr. Ondrej Pejcha. We seek candidates in areas connected with transients, variable stars, and time-domain astronomy in general (including solar system astronomy). In particular, candidates interested in working with the All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae (ASAS-SN) are encouraged to apply. We also have openings for PhD, Master, and Bachelor students. Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Ondrej Pejcha (ondrej.pejcha@gmail.com) for details of the project.

Applicants must have a PhD in astronomy or a related field by the start date of the appointment. Experience in observational astronomy is preferred, but this position would also be appropriate for a theorist.  The appointment will begin in Fall 2017, but the starting date is negotiable. Appointment is initially for one year and extendable for up to three years. The position includes competitive research budget and opportunity for independent research.

Application Instructions:  Please submit CV, list of publications, and names and addresses of 2-3 references to ondrej.pejcha@gmail.com. For full consideration applications should be received by June 30 2017, but the position will remain open until filled.

Included Benefits: 

Health insurance and social security contributions.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, June 30, 2017
Current Status of Position: 
No Status Given (Opted Out)
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Attention To: 
Ondrej Pejcha
Inquiries About Job
Email: 
ondrej.pejcha@gmail.com