Postdoc in Galactic Archaeology

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Archive Date: 
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Diego Portales University
Department Name: 
Astronomy Nucleus
City: 
Santiago
State/Province: 
Santiago
Country: 
Chile
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The young Astronomy Nucleus at Universidad Diego Portales (UDP) invites applications for a 2-year postdoctoral research position in Galactic Archaeology funded by the ALMA-Conicyt programme for the development of Astronomy in Chile. The position will be focused on the scientific exploitation of on-going and future large spectroscopic surveys in this era of big data. In particular, we are seeking applicants interested in the development of statistical pattern recognition tools to analyse data of twin stars.

While at UDP, the successful candidate will qualify as member of the Chilean community and will be eligible for the 10% privileged access to all telescopes in Chile, including  Gemini South, VLT,  La Silla, Magellan, CTIO, SOAR, APEX, ALMA, etc, and therefore independent research will be strongly encouraged.  The position includes a competitive salary, a generous travel budget as well as for computing resources. The starting date of the position is negotiable.

Applications should be submitted by e-mail in pdf format with attention to Paula Jofré  (paula.jofre@mail.udp.cl) by March 29th, 2018 They should include a short research statement (max. 2 pages, including experience, motivation for this position and future career plans) and a CV (including list of publications and name of 3 potential references). Questions regarding this job offer are encouraged and should be directed to Paula Jofré  (paula.jofre@mail.udp.cl)

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, May 4, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Paula Jofre
Title: 
Dr
Institution/Company: 
Diego Portales University
Department Name: 
Astronomy Nucleus
Country: 
Chile
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Paula Jofre
Email: 
paula.jofre@mail.udp.cl