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Investigador Predoctoral Universidad de Florida

Universidad de Florida
United States
Fecha inicio solicitud: 
Mar, 23/02/2021
Fecha límite solicitud: 
Lun, 15/03/2021


En el marco del Acuerdo entre el Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias y la Universidad de Florida,  la UFL contratará a un investigador predoctoral de nacionalidad española, para realizar una Tesis Doctoral en Astronomía (Ver descripción abajo)

Los investigadores interesados enviarán la documentación solicitada en la descripción del puesto (abajo), a antes del 15 de Marzo a las 14:00h.

Finalizado el plazo se enviará la documentación recibida a la Univ. de Florida para su evaluación y posterior selección del candidato/a.


"The Department of Astronomy at the University of Florida (UF) invites applications from Spanish National prospective Ph.D. students.  Applicants will be considered for a funded position in the UF Astronomy Ph.D. program supported under the UF-IAC protocol for collaboration.  We particularly encourage applicants who are interested in areas of research that align with our current faculty ( or who would benefit from UF research resources (e.g. and 

Candidates should have strong backgrounds in physics, mathematics, and computing.  An astronomy background is helpful, but not required.  The UF Graduate School requires a previous college degree maintaining a GPA of 3.0 or equivalent (roughly equal to Grade=7, or Notable, in Spain). The Department of Astronomy does not require the physics or general GRE for application.  UF requires proficiency in spoken and written academic English. Score reports are valid for two years from the date of testing, and must be reported electronically to the University of Florida. UF's TOEFL and GRE school code is 5812. Minimum english proficiency test scoring requirements for graduate applicants can be found on the UF Graduate School’s website (

Complete applications require:

(i) A personal statement identifying how your background will enable your success in our our graduate program and why you are interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in Astronomy from UF,

(ii) A resume or CV,

(iii) Official transcripts with translation into English for all undergraduate coursework as well as any graduate coursework if taken (unofficial English translations are acceptable for the initial review.  Accepted students will be required to provide a transcript evaluation from any member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services before an official offer can be extended),


(iv) Three letters of recommendation.  Letters of recommendation should detail the attributes that applicants possess that will result in their ability to pursue graduate work in Astronomy.  Applicants for this opportunity should submit their materials to Deadline March 15th 2021

Questions about the UF Astronomy graduate program can be addressed by consulting the UF Astronomy website ( and in particular the page on graduate admissions ( and the frequently asked questions ( 

Additional questions about the UF graduate program or UF admissions can be addressed to the Graduate Admission chairs at"