16 May 2023
Austrian Academy of Sciences, The Human Resource Department
- Research Field
Astronomy » Astrophysics
- Researcher Profile
Recognised Researcher (R2)
- Application Deadline
20 Jul 2023 - 23:55 (Europe/Brussels)
- Type of Contract
- Job Status
- Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
- Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?
Job ID: IWF051PD123
The Space Research Institute (IWF ) with about 100 employees from twenty nations, is one of the largest institutes of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW ). The institute is located in the Victor Franz Hess Research Center of the OeAW in the south of Graz and hosts eight research groups on the astrophysics of the solar system, exoplanets, and space instrumentation. The IWF also operates a world-leading satellite laser ranging station at the Lustbühel Observatory. The Space Research Institute in Graz invites applications for a
Postdoc Position (f/m/x)
Exoplanet atmospheres – links to observations
(full-time, 40h per week)
The successful candidate will be part of Prof Christiane Helling’s research group Exoplanets: Weather & Climate at the IWF which is part of the OeAW’s effort to expand the theme of exoplanet research at the Space Research Institute (IWF) Graz.
• PhD in the relevant fields of astrophysics
• Experiences in interpreting ground based and space instrumentation data
• Experiences in 3D retrieval, polarimetry and/or gas-cloud radiative transfer modelling
• Knowledge in scientific programming, publishing, and proposal writing
• Link complex modelling results (e.g., 3D atmospheres, cloud modelling) to observations
• Scientific data interpretation (e.g., CHEOPS) and preparation for PLATO, Ariel and other future missions
• Publication and proposal writing activities
The appointment begins as early as November 01st , 2023 and will be for three years. We offer an annual gross salary of € 60.926,60, (full-time based, 14 payments) according to the collective agreement of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.
Applications must include a cover letter in addition to (1) curriculum vitae, (2) list of publications, (3) statement of the applicant's research experience (max 2 page) and a research plan (max 1 pages), (4) certificates for full academic record, and (5) two references letters. Please send the application in one PDF file, mentioning Job ID: IWF051PD123 to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than July 20th , 2023. Inquiries about the position should be directed to Prof Dr Christiane Helling.
The Austrian Academy of Sciences pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity. Individuals from underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.
- Research Field
- Astronomy » Astrophysics
- Education Level
- PhD or equivalent
- Number of offers available
- The Space Research Institute (IWF)
- Postal Code
Where to apply
Dr. Ignaz Seipel Platz 2
- Postal Code
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