Radcliffe Wave Postdoctoral Fellowship - Local Star Formation with Gaia

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Vienna
Job Announcement Text: 

The University of Vienna is looking for an enthusiastic candidate for a 4-year postdoctoral position (University Assistant) in Interstellar Medium and Star Formation. The postdoc will be part of an international team characterizing the recently discovered Radcliffe Wave, a Galactic scale gas was in the solar neighborhood. The Radcliffe Wave has a mass of about 3 million Solar masses and comprises most of the nearby star-forming regions. The postdoc will support teaching in the department and co-supervise PhD and MSc students working on ESO VISIONS data and ESA Gaia data. Candidates with experience in multi-wavelength studies of the ISM and Star Formation and Gaia data are particularly well suited for this position.

The Department of Astrophysics of the University of Vienna is a thriving astronomical research center in Central Europe, with young faculty investigating star and planet formation, extra-solar planets, galaxy formation and evolution, and cosmology. The department is involved in the instrumentation for the ESO ELT and several ESA missions.  

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, publication list, and a brief statement of research experience and interests to be submitted electronically as a PDF file via https://personalwesen.univie.ac.at/en/jobs-recruiting/job-center/ (job 11575). Three letters of reference should be sent to Prof. João Alves (joao.alves@univie.ac.at). 

The review of applications will start on December 15th, 2020.  

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$82000.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 

National health insurance and social benefits included. For Salary scheme (14 months/year) see https://personalwesen.univie.ac.at/en/jobs-recruiting/job-center/salary-... (Job group B 1)

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
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Radcliffe Wave Postdoctoral Fellowship