Two postdoctoral fellowships in the Transient and Exoplanet area of the Millenium Institute of Astrophysics (MAS)

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, January 21, 2022
Archive Date: 
Friday, February 18, 2022
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Corporacion Instituto de Astronomia
Department Name: 
Instituto Milenio de Astrofísica (MAS)
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Monseñor Sótero Sanz 100, Oficina 104
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FIN. Prog. ICM-ANID, cod. ICN 12_009,MAS
Metropolitana de Santiago
Job Announcement Text: 

The Millennium Institute of Astrophysics (MAS) solicits applications for two postdoctoral positions within the MAS Transient and Exoplanets group led by Franz Bauer, Alejandro Clocchiatti, Andres Jordan and Giuliano Pignata. Depending on skills and interests, selected candidates would work on topics related to extragalactic transients (SNe, TDEs, AGN) or extrasolar planets via archival, follow-up and ensemble studies. Postdoctoral fellows will have access to all the facilities and surveys that MAS is leading or is strongly involved in, such as: ALeRCE, ATLAS, HATPI, ePESSTO+, SOXS, ACCESS, WINE, as well as privileged access to the Chilean 10% time allocation on all telescopes in Chile and selected large surveys (e.g., LSST, SDSS-V) while resident in Chile.

The starting dates for the positions are negotiable, but could begin as early as April 2022. Appointments will be for two years, contingent upon satisfactory yearly evaluation, with possible extension to three years pending availability of funding. Postdoctoral fellows will receive a competitive salary and benefits, as well as a research budget including travel and hardware. Interested researchers should upload a CV (including publication list) and description of research interests (max of 3 pages) to this application form:

Applicants should also arrange for at least 2 letters of recommendation to be submitted to this support letter form:

All required documents, including the letters of recommendation, should be received by February 20, 2022. 

More information can be obtained contacting one of the researchers listed above:  F. Bauer ([email protected]),  A. Clocchiatti ([email protected]), A. Jordan ([email protected]) and G. Pignata ([email protected]).

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, February 20, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Giuliano Pignata
Instituto Milenio de Astrofísica (MAS)
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postdocs in Transients and Exoplanets