The IAC (Tenerife) is delighted to offer one postdoctoral contract to work on topics within the project “The structure and evolution of galaxies and their central regions” (AYA2016-76219-P), led by Dr. Johan Knapen. International students are eligible to apply for this position.
The Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands (IAC) is pleased to offer Postdoctoral Fellowship in Galaxies to study in Spain. International students are eligible to apply for this position.
The aims of postdoctoral fellowships are to promote the enhancement of The Institute of Astrophysics by supporting research in Galaxies.
The Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) is an astrophysical research institute located in the Canary Islands. The IAC’s research programme includes astrophysical research and technological development projects. The IAC has devoted much energy to developing technology for the design and construction of a large 10.4-meter diameter telescope,
Course Level: Position is available to pursue Postdoctoral programme.
Study Subject: The IAC (Tenerife) invites applications for one postdoctoral contract to work on topics within the project “The structure and evolution of galaxies and their central regions” (AYA2016-76219-P), led by Dr. Johan Knapen. Research topics at the IAC include most areas of astrophysics: solar physics, planetary systems, stellar and interstellar physics, galactic formation and evolution, and cosmology and astroparticles.
Scholarship Award: The gross annual salary is 33,215 Euros, subject to up to 20% tax and Social Security deductions (depending on the personal situation of the candidate). Medical insurance under the Spanish National Health Service will be provided for the candidate and will also cover the spouse or registered partner ( de facto partner) and children (if relevant).
Number of Scholarships: One position is available.
Scholarship can be taken in Spain
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
To be eligible for admission, applicants must have obtained a PhD Degree in Astrophysics or Physics, by the application deadline ( May 31, 2017 ). A copy of the degree or corresponding stamped certificate (issued by the University where the degree was obtained), must be included. If the applicant has not completed the PhD Degree within the application deadline, will not be considered.
Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this position. Applicants who are not the citizen of a country belonging to the European Union are invited to apply for this position, but, if selected, will be able to sign the contract with the IAC only after obtaining the compulsory documentation required to live and work in Spain.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for admission, applicants must have obtained a PhD Degree in Astrophysics or Physics, by the application deadline (May 31, 2017). / To be admitted to the selective process must be in possession of the Degree of Doctor in Astrophysics or Physics on the closing date of the submission period (31 May 2017).
English language Requirements: Students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English and the candidate should have a very good command over the English language.
How to Apply: The mode of application is online. Use the online application system, including the required information and documents. Alternatively, follow the instructions in the official announcement (only in Spanish).
The required documentation must be submitted using the online application system and received by the deadline application. The application form, CV, publication list, statements of research interests and suitability for the position, the copy of the PhD Degree, and copy the national identity card or passport should be merged into a single PDF file.
Application Deadline: Application deadline is May 31, 2017.