Discs and planet formation – Ens de Lyon (postdoctoral position)

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Publish Date: 
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
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Centre de Recherche Astrophysique de Lyon (UMR5574) - ENS Lyon, 46 allée d'Italie
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for one or several 2+1-year Postdoctoral Research Fellows to work with Dr. Guillaume Laibe on discs and planet formation (ERC-CoG project PODCAST) at the École Normale Supérieure de Lyon (AstroENS team, Centre de Recherche Astrophysique de Lyon).

The project includes any of the following aspects:
- Formation and evolution of protostellar discs,
- Dust dynamics and evolution inside the disc,
- Numerical simulations of discs,

- Theoretical aspects of planet formation.

The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in Astrophysics, Physics or Applied mathematics in relation with hydrodynamics with experience computational or theoretical discs or star and planet formation.

By Nov, 15, enthusiastic candidates should send:

i) a CV including a publication list,
ii) a statement of research interests,
iii) arrange for three letters of reference to be provided separately (to be sent to guillaume.laibe@ens-lyon.fr).

Later applications will be considered until the position has been filled.

Included Benefits: 

The initial monthly net salary is around 2000€ and is commensurate with experience.

Included : National medical insurance, maternity/paternity leaves, family supplement for children, participation to public transport fees, pension contributions. School is free in France for children above 3. The Université de Lyon provides support for settling in Lyon and France.

Miscellaneous : Since 2016, the École Normale Supérieure de Lyon appears in the world's Top 5 small universities of the Times Higher Education ranking.
Lyon is a vibrant city with high quality of life (https://www.thelocal.fr/20190312/what-is-the-best-thing-about-living-in-...).

The project is funded by the ERC-CoG project PODCAST (contract n◦864965).

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, November 15, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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