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Centro de Astrofísica da Universidade do Porto
Fullbright teaching/research grant

The Centro de Astrofísica da Universidade do Porto (CAUP) accepts applications for one teaching/research grant in the field of Cosmic Microwave Background data analysis, with funding from the Fullbright Scholar Program.

The grant is open to holders of a Ph.D. degree. The grant will have a duration of 3 months and are to be started on January 2013 (or a nearby date agreed with the host institution). The monthly allowance is 2800€.

The activity of this grant will consist on:

  • One set of graduate lectures on a specific topic to be agreed between the host institution and the scholar. These lectures will be presented to CAUP staff and Ph.D. students; they will also be made accessible to master-level students and top-level undergraduates. A total of four lectures corresponding to about six contact hours.
  • Collaboration with CAUP staff in exploring Planck Surveyor (and other data sets) for testing relevant cosmology and structure formation models.

A senior researcher with at least five years of experience is preferred.

Applications will be accepted until August 1, 2011.

Application submission and more information are available on this site.

Eligibility requirements are described here.

For informal enquires contact Dr. Carlos J. A. P. Martins.

Publication Date
7th of February, 2011

The period for application submission has ended for this opportunity.