Postdoctoral Position(s) at the ALMA ARC node at Leiden Observatory

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Leiden University
Department Name: 
Allegro, Leiden Observatory
Street Line 1: 
Niels Bohrweg 2
City: 
Leiden
State/Province: 
Zuid-Holland
Zip/Postal: 
2333 CA
Country: 
Netherlands
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Allegro, the Netherlands node of the European ALMA Regional Centre (ARC) at Leiden Observatory, invites applications for one or more postdoctoral support position(s).

The position offers the opportunity for research at one of the major centres of astronomy in the Europe as well as an in-depth involvement in the development and operations of ALMA. In particular, we are interested in candidates that (wish to) pursue research with ALMA or ALMA data as a prominent part of their scientific interest. Standard 50% of time will be available for personal research and successful candidate(s) will have access to the full resources of Leiden Observatory. Besides self-defined research, the appointee is expected to spend time on the technical and user support of ALMA and we are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated applicant to work within the Allegro team on a variety of topics.

Qualifications: PhD in Astronomy, Physics, or related field, or proven track record of relevant experience. Research experience in fields directly related to submm astronomy.  Experience with radio interferometric data and CASA software is highly desirable. Proficiency in Linux. The Leiden ARC node values diversity in its workforce.

The appointment will be for two years initially, renewable up to a maximum of four years based on need, funding, and performance. The position comes with a competitive salary and full benefits of an employee in the public sector.

For more complete information about this position, qualifications, salary & benefits, please see: https://local.strw.leidenuniv.nl/jobs/PDatAllegro.php. Applications can be submitted Please submit applications electronically at https://jobs.strw.leidenuniv.nl/2019/HogerheijdePD.

Included Benefits: 

Leiden University offers an attractive benefits package that includes additional vacation (8%) and end-of-year (8.3%) bonuses, sick leave, maternity and parental leaves, and retirement benefits. Candidates coming from outside the Netherlands may be eligible for a substantial tax break. For more information see: https://www.staff.universiteitleiden.nl/human-resources/new-staff.

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, February 7, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
M. Hogerheijde
Title: 
Prof. Dr.
Institution/Company: 
Leiden Observatory
Department Name: 
Allegro
Street Line 1: 
PO Box 9513
City: 
Leiden
State/Province: 
Zuid-Holland
Zip/Postal Code: 
2300 RA
Country: 
Netherlands
Phone: 
+31 71 527 5590
FAX: 
+31 71 527 5743
Email: 
michiel@strw.leidenuniv.nl
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
M. Hogerheijde
Subject: 
Postdoctoral Position Allegro
Email: 
michiel@strw.leidenuniv.nl