Position in the field of extra-solar planets
The Centro de Astrofisica da Universidade do Porto (CAUP) opens a call for one Research Fellowship to work in the extra-solar group. The position is offered in the context 'Apoio complementar por parte da FCT de estímulo à participação nas acções Marie Curie', with financial support provided by FCT and in the project 'Gaia Research for European Astronomy Training (GREAT-ITN)' with financial support provided by European Commission..
The position is to be started by the 1st of October 2013, at the latest, and will end on the 31st of March, 2015.
The successful candidate is expected to pursue research in the analysis of high resolution near infrared spectra, with particular emphasis on the derivation of precise radial velocities. Expertise in the reduction of spectroscopic data or in telluric line correction (including the use of Earth's atmosphere transmission models) will be highly appreciated.
According to the rules of the National Science Foundation FCT, the yearly income is 17.940,00 euro (tax free).Application
The application, to be submitted by email, should include the following:
For inquires and submission of applications please contact Dr. Nuno C. Santos.
The deadline for application is the 30th of June 2013.
The positions will be granted only if suitable candidates are found. The fellowship contract will be signed between the fellow and FCT.