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Centro de Astrofísica da Universidade do Porto
Research Grant

The Center for Astrophysics of the University of Porto (CAUP) accepts applications for a research grant (Bolsa de Investigação) in the field of Guided optics for optical interferometry, with financial support provided by FP6 funded project OPTICON-JRA4. The grant duration is of six months (non-renewable).

The project to be funded is the design and astrophysical testing of 4x and 8x optical recombiners, using rapid prototyping sol-gel integrated optics technologies.


Applicants should send:
  • the curriculum vitae;
  • the name, address and email of three referees.

The deadline for applications is the 4th of November 2005.

The applications as well as any inquiries on the opportunities, work plan, and details of the grants should be directed to the P.I. of the project:

Dr. Paulo Garcia
Centro de Astrofisica da Universidade do Porto
Rua das Estrelas, 4150-762 Porto
Tel: +351-226 089 830, Fax: +351-226 089 831

The period for application submission has ended for this opportunity.