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Centro de Astrofísica da Universidade do Porto
FCT call for postdoc positions

Ref: CAUP2012-01UnI-BPD

FCT has anounced the 2012 call for applications for postdoc individual grants (deadline 3 July at 17:00). These are individual grants for three years.

CAUP will support applications that are broadly relevant for the following research topics:

Applications from researchers able to complement the expertise of the existing scientific teams and capable of adding value to the participation in major international projects are given preference. In particular, postdoc research programs that potentiate the Portuguese participation in ESO and ESA will be considered favorably.

In the topic of Dark Energy, relevant expertise for the preparation of the EUCLID (ESA) mission is of particular relevance.

For further inquires and requests of information please use the contact below or contact directly a potential supervisor/collaborator at CAUP (see the list of researchers).

The calendar is the following:
  • 28 May: submission to CAUP of a CV, together with a brief statement of research interests
  • 6 June: pre-selected candidates will be contacted in order to proceed with the detailed preparation of the application, under the supervision of a senior researcher at CAUP
  • up to 3 July at 17:00: the full application is reviewed by the supervisor at CAUP and submitted by the candidate to FCT

If you would like to have CAUP as the host institution of your FCT postdoc application please contact: Mário J. P. F. G. Monteiro (Head, Research Unit). The pre-application must be sent by email (a single PDF file is preferred) to this contact within the indicated dates. Only pre-selected applicants will be supported by CAUP.

Pre-selection committee
Mário J. P. F. G. Monteiro (Chair)
Nuno C. Santos
Pedro T. P. Viana
Jorge F. Gameiro

Publication Date
10th of January, 2012

The period for application submission has ended for this opportunity.