Postdoctoral Fellows in Supernova and Solar Physics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, September 1, 2017
Archive Date: 
Friday, September 29, 2017
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Stockholm University
Department Name: 
Street Line 1: 
Albanova University Center
Job Announcement Text: 

Postdoctoral Fellows in Supernova and Solar Physics, Ref. No. SU FV-2397-17, at the Department of Astronomy, Stockholm University, Sweden.  Closing date: 30 September 2017.

The Department of Astronomy at Stockholm University invites applications for two postdoctoral researchers in the area of supernovae and solar physics.

Project description

A) Supernova: We are seeking applications for a postdoctoral researcher in the area of core-collapse supernova simulations. This position will focus heavily on developing, extending, running, and analysing large-scale computational simulations of the core-collapse supernova central engine.

B) Solar: We are looking for candidates for a postdoctoral researcher position in chromospheric solar physics. The selected candidate will have access to state-of-the-art chromospheric data from the CHROMIS and CRISP intruments at the Swedish 1m Solar Telescope (SST) and to our new NLTE inversion code to perform her/his research in active regions and flares. Candidates with a more theoretical background (MHD/radiative transfer) are also very welcome to apply.

Terms of employment
The position is a two-year full-time appointment with the possibility of a one-year extension. It is available immediately, but a later starting date can be negotiated. Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all.

Further information about the position can be obtained from the official job advertisement ( or directly from Dr. Evan O'Connor, for the supernova position or Dr. Jaime De la Cruz Rodríguez, for the solar position.

Apply for the position at Stockholm University's recruitment system by clicking the "Apply" button. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.

Your academic referees should send us recommendation letters no later than September 30th, 2017, via email to: and state in the subject line: SU FV-2397-17 + name of the applicant.

The instructions for applicants are available through. You are welcome to apply!

Application Deadline: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Current Status of Position: 
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SU FV-2397-17