Postdoctoral Research Associate in Galaxy Formation (theory)

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Leiden University
Department Name: 
Leiden Observatory
Street Line 1: 
PO Box 9513
2300 RA
Job Announcement Text: 

Leiden Observatory invites applications for a postdoctoral research position to work on problems related to the formation and evolution of galaxies and large-scale structure.

The successful applicant will join the research group led by Joop Schaye and will become a member of an international team. Members of the group currently work on problems ranging from models of individual galaxies to large cosmological simulations.

Leiden Observatory is the oldest university astronomy department in the world, and the largest astronomy department in the Netherlands. Leiden is a charming university town with international flair.

The appointment will be for two years initially, but it will be renewed for a third year in case of satisfactory performance. The position comes with a competitive salary and full benefits. A starting date in September 2019 is preferred. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. by the starting date.

Letters of reference can only be submitted after receipt of an email by the submission system. This is initiated by the applicant. The applicant should register early and start this process.

Application Deadline: 
Saturday, December 22, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
No Status Given (Opted Out)
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