Applications for up to 2 postdoctoral fellowships
The Centro de Astrofísica da Universidade do Porto (CAUP) invites applications for up to 2 postdoctoral fellowships, lasting 6 months and possibly renewed up to 1 year and starting no later than the 1st of November. Priority is given to applicants whose work and current research interests will provide a relevant contribution to the ongoing research activities at CAUP.
CAUP is a young and active research institute situated at the main campus of the University of Porto. It is the largest astrophysics institute in the country and has been ranked excellent (top grade) by the national science foundation evaluation. The current staff includes 39 researchers (and also 18 Ph.D. students and several MSc students).
As a CAUP member the postdoctoral fellow will have access to all CAUP facilities. The funds come from Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (Incentivo 2014 and Projecto Estratégico: PEst-C/FIS/UI0003/2013 & FCOMP-01-0124-FEDER-037275), with financial support provided by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (PIDDAC) and FEDER (COMPETE).
The monthly allowance will be 1495€ (tax free) in accordance with the FCT regulations. The fellowship contract will comply with the 'Regulamento de Bolsas de Investigação da Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I. P. - 2013' and 'Estatuto do Bolseiro de Investigação'.
The selected candidates are expected to apply for longer-term funding to extend the fellowship.
Applications will be received from the 15th of May to 15th of June and a final decision will be announced by the 30th of June.
Applicants may be required to attend an interview at CAUP. If necessary the interview will be done by teleconference. The contracts will be offered according to the ordering proposed by the selection committee. Candidates will be informed about the evaluation results by email.
For inquires and submission of applications please contact Dr. Pedro P. Avelino.
The positions will be granted only if suitable candidates are found.