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Postdoctoral position for modeling magnetic fields

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Information about the project and the division Applications are invited for a 1-year postdoctoral position on the study of molecular line polarisation around stars and galactic nuclei. The project makes use of the state-of-the-art radiative transfer code PORTAL and will include the development of new modules for different physical conditions. The successful applicant will be expected to lead the work in close collaboration with several members of both the stellar and extra-galactic research teams.  As postdoc you will be part of the division of Astronomy and Plasma Physics (Ao P). The division is situated at the main Johanneberg Campus and at the Onsala Space Observatory (OSO), which is the Swedish national facility for Radio Astronomy. The observatory operates telescopes in Sweden, shares in the APEX telescope in Chile, and hosts the Nordic ALMA Regional Center (ARC). The research at the division covers a wide range of topics, including evolved stars, interstellar medium, astrochemistry, star and planet formation, as well as observational cosmology, galaxy formation and evolution and galaxy clusters. Major responsibilities Your major responsibility as postdoc is to perform your own research in a research group. The position also includes opportunities for small fractions of time teaching on undergraduate and master's levels as well as supervising master's and/or Ph D students. Another important aspect involves collaboration within academia and with society at large. The position is meritorious for future research duties within academia as well as industry/the public sector. Position summary Full-time temporary employment. The position is limited to a maximum of one year. Qualifications To qualify for this postdoc fellowship position, you must have a Ph. D. in a relevant field, for example astronomy, astrophysics or similar.  You should also have the demonstrated ability to perform state of the art polarisation radiative transfer modeling. The position requires sound verbal and written communication skills in English. Chalmers continuously strives to be an attractive employer. Equality and diversity are substantial foundations in all activities at Chalmers. Our offer to you Chalmers offers a cultivating and inspiring working environment in the dynamic city of Gothenburg.  Read more about working at Chalmers and our benefits for employees. Application procedure The application should be marked with Ref 20200604 and written in English. The application should be sent electronically and be attached as pdf-files, as below: CV: (Please name the document as: CV, Surname, Ref. number) including: • CV, include complete list of publications • Previous teaching and pedagogical experiences • Two references that we can contact. Personal letter: (Please name the document as: Personal letter, Family name, Ref. number) 1-3 pages where you: • Introduce yourself • Describe your previous research fields and main research results • Describe your future goals and future research focus Other documents: • Attested copies of completed education, grades and other certificates. Please use the button at the foot of the page to reach the application form. The files may be compressed (zipped). Application deadline: 15 January, 2021 For questions, please contact: Professor Wouter Vlemmings, Astronomy & Plasma Physics E-mail: wouter.vlemmings@chalmers.se Phone: +46 31 7725509 Professor Susanne Aalto, Astronomy & Plasma Physics E-mail: susanne.aalto@chalmers.se Phone: +46 31 7726693 *** Chalmers declines to consider all offers of further announcement publishing or other types of support for the recruiting process in connection with this position. ***      Chalmers University of Technology conducts research and education in engineering sciences, architecture, technology-related mathematical sciences, natural and nautical sciences, working in close collaboration with industry and society. The strategy for scientific excellence focuses on our six Areas of Advance; Energy, Health Engineering, Information and Communication Technology, Materials Science, Production and Transport. The aim is to make an active contribution to a sustainable future using the basic sciences as a foundation and innovation and entrepreneurship as the central driving forces. Chalmers has around 11,000 students and 3,000 employees. New knowledge and improved technology have characterised Chalmers since its foundation in 1829, completely in accordance with the will of William Chalmers and his motto: Avancez!

Chalmers Tekniska Högskola AB


  • Antal platser: 1
  • Timmar per vecka: 32 - 40 timmar
Sista ansökningsdag: 2021-01-15
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