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Centro de Astrofísica da Universidade do Porto
Postdoctoral Fellow

The Centro de Astrofísica da Universidade do Porto (CAUP) invites applications for a postdoctoral position in the field of Stellar Astrophysics: Formation and Early Evolution with financial support provided by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) through the project PTDC/CTEAST/65971/2006. The position is for six months. The monthly allowance is 1495 euros, as defined by FCT for postdoctoral research grants.

The research activity will be on any topic relevant for star and planet formation and early evolution.

Applicants should forward (preferably, by email):
(1) the curriculum vitae,
(2) a brief description of research interests,
(3) the name, address and email of two referees.

The applicant must hold a Ph.D degree with a background in astrophysics and research experience with a strong emphasis on star formation. The criteria for selection will be based on the scientific merit as measured by the CV and on the research interests.

Applications will be received from 14th to the 29th of July and the contracts will start as soon as possible. The inquiries on the applications and on the details of the grant, as well as the application (a PDF file sent by email is the preferred option) should be directed to Dr. Jorge Filipe Gameiro.

Selection Committee:
Jorge Filipe Gameiro (chair)
Daniel Folha
Nanda Kumar

The period for application submission has ended for this opportunity.