Applications are invited for a postdoctoral Position in “Search and characterization of galaxies undergoing gas removal processes” to be held at the Padova Observatory of the National Institute of Astrophysics (INAF) (Post doc position - D.D. 42/2019). The position is funded by the European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant n. 833824. The Padova Observatory is one of the main structures of INAF, a network of 17 research institutes spread throughout Italy. INAF is a world leading institute and is a major partner of ESO.
The successful applicant will work in the extragalactic group in Padova and join the international GASP team (http://web.oapd.inaf.it/gasp/). He/she will develop and employ methods to identify and characterise galaxies undergoing gas removal processes in different environments and different redshifts. The position is offered for 2 years, renewable up to 4 years, with anticipated starting date from february 2019 onward, negotiable. The annual salary is 38.000 euro. A research and travel budget is available, health and work insurances are included. For additional information contact Dr. Bianca Maria Poggianti (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dr. Alessia Moretti (email@example.com).
The official call for applications, along with all the required documents, can be found at: http://www.oapd.inaf.it/index.php/it/albo/9-uncategorised/231-opportunit...
Applicants should have a PhD in physics, astronomy or related subject (or 3yrs after Master Degree) by the deadline for applications. Experience in machine learning techniques, as well as imaging and spectroscopy of galaxies undergoing gas removal processes will be a plus.
Applications and at least two reference letters should be submitted via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org by November 30, 2019.