Postdoctoral Position in Star and Planet Formation

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, April 29, 2019
Archive Date: 
Monday, June 10, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Universidad de Chile
Department Name: 
Astronomy Department
Region Metropolitana
Job Announcement Text: 

We are seeking applicants for a two-year postdoctoral position based at Universidad de Chile, to work with Prof. Laura Pérez and her research group. Applicants with expertise in simulations and/or observations of planet-forming disks, and more broadly, in the field of star and planet formation, are invited to apply. A PhD in a relevant discipline, as well as excellent communication skills are required. Expertise in hydrodynamic simulations, radiative transfer simulations, modeling of dust growth and evolution, and/or in the search of young planets/companions in disks would be a plus.

The new postdoc will join a vibrant team of researchers interested in planet-forming disks and star formation, including Prof. Laura Pérez, Dr. Myriam Benisty, and Dr. Gael Chauvin at Universidad de Chile, Dr. Charles Hull and Dr. John Carpenter based at ALMA/JAO in Santiago, together with graduate students and international collaborations. The position, funded by ALMA-CONICYT, has a start date on or around January 2020 and includes travel and computing expenses, as well as access to the 10% guaranteed time on telescopes installed in Chile for astronomers working at Chilean institutions.

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Application Deadline: 
Monday, June 10, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Laura Pérez
Universidad de Chile
Department Name: 
Astronomy Department