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Centro de Astrofísica da Universidade do Porto
Research Assistant Fellowship

The Centro de Astrofísica da Universidade do Porto (CAUP) invites applications for a research
assistant position in the field of Stellar Astrophysics: Formation and Early Evolution with financial
support provided by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (POCI with a participation from
FEDER: POCI/CTE-AST/55691/2004). The position is for four months. The monthly allowance
will be 745 euros (researchers with a B.Sc. or a Licenciatura) or 980 euros (researchers with a

The research activity will involve the study of the multiplicity and chemical abundances of young
stellar objects. During this project, the student will improve his/her experience in reducing and
analysing optical and infra-red spectral data. There is the possibility to continue this project as a
Ph. D. thesis.

Applicants should forward (preferably, by email):

(1) the curriculum vitae,
(2) the name, address and email of two referees.

Applications will be received from 21st of April to the 6th of May and the contracts will start as
soon as possible. The inquiries on the applications and on the details of the grants, as well as the
application (a PDF file sent by email is the preferred option) should be directed to:

Dr. Jorge Filipe Gameiro
Centro de Astrofísica da Universidade do Porto
Rua das Estrelas, P-4150-762 Porto, PORTUGAL
Tel: +351-226 089 830, Fax: +351-226 089 831

Selection Committee
Jorge F. Gameiro
Mario Joao P. F. G. Monteiro
Paulo J. V. Garcia

The period for application submission has ended for this opportunity.