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PhD position in search and characterization of exoplanets at the IAC

Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias
Fecha inicio solicitud: 
Mié, 15/06/2022
Fecha límite solicitud: 
Vie, 01/07/2022


The start-up Light Bridges is funding a PhD position in astrophysics dedicated to the search and characterization of Earth-like planets with ESPRESSO and NIRPS, in collaboration with the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC). The thesis will be supervised by myself (Dr. Alejandro Suárez Mascareño) and Dr. Rafael Rebolo, current director of the IAC. The PhD contract will be for 3 years and will have a starting salary of 30.000€/year and an allocation of up to 10.000€/year to cover research expenses. You can find more information in the following website:

The application deadline is July 1, and the selected candidate will be expected to start before October 2022.

If you there are any doubts about the program, please don’t hesitate to write me (