Postdoctoral Position in Galaxy evolution in different environments

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, November 30, 2018
Archive Date: 
Friday, January 4, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
National Institute of Astrophysics (INAF)
Department Name: 
Padova Observatory
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral Position in Galaxy evolution in different environments (Post doc position - D.D. 34/2018) at the National Institute of Astrophysics (INAF), Padova Observatory.

The Padova Observatory is one of the main structures of INAF, a network of 17 research institutes spread throughout Italy. INAF is a world leading institute and is a major partner of ESO.

The appointee will work in the extragalactic group in Padova and will focus on observational studies in the areas of galaxy evolution, with particular attention to the physical processes that affect galaxy properties in the different environments. He/she will combine state-of-the-art integral field and/or integrated spectroscopic and photometric observations at different wavelengths. 

A fraction of the time will be available for independent research, and independent collaborations are encouraged.

The position is offered for 1 years, renewable, with anticipated starting date around February/March 2019, negotiable.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to contact Dr. Bianca Maria Poggianti ( or Dr. Benedetta Vulcani ( for additional information. The official call for applications, along with all the required documents, can be found at:

Applicants should have a PhD in physics, astronomy or related subject by the time of the appointment. Experience in IFU/ integral spectroscopy, photometry and galaxy evolution in different environments will be a plus.

Applications and three separate reference letters should be submitted via e-mail to: by January 6, 2019.

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, January 6, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Bianca Maria Poggianti
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
D.D. 34/2018
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Bianca Maria Poggianti