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Postdoctoral Research Position in Massive Star and Star Cluster Formation (Astrobiology Center, Madrid)

Astrobiology Center (CAB)
Fecha inicio solicitud: 
Lun, 15/02/2021
Fecha límite solicitud: 
Mié, 10/03/2021


The ISM group at the Astrobiology Centre in Madrid, invites applicants to pursue an observational study on the dynamics and chemistry of the molecular gas toward a sample of Infrared-Dark Clouds in the Galactic Disk and of Giant Molecular Clouds in the Galactic Centre. The successful applicant will work with Dr. Izaskun Jimenez-Serra, Dr. Victor Rivilla and Prof. Jesus Martin-Pintado, experts on star formation and astrochemistry.

The Astrobiology Centre (CAB) provides a lively and stimulating research environment, which includes over 100 staff members, postdocs, and PhD students, and which covers research topics as diverse as prebiotic chemistry, biochemistry, planetology, and the discovery of biosignatures in planets in our Solar System.  

The position is to be filled as soon as possible and no later than 1 September 2021. For questions, contact Dr. Izaskun Jimenez-Serra ( or Dr. Victor Rivilla ( The candidate should be in possession of a PhD.

This is a 2-year position with the possibility of an extension for a third year depending on funding availability.

Applications should include a motivation letter, a CV, a publication list, and a summary of past research (max 2 pages). These documents must be sent via email to I. Jimenez-Serra ( and V. Rivilla ( Review starts on 10 March 2021.