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Two PhD predoctoral contracts in Astrophysics at CEFCA

Centro de Estudios de Física del Cosmos de Aragón (CEFCA)
Fecha inicio solicitud: 
Vie, 11/06/2021
Fecha límite solicitud: 
Vie, 09/07/2021


The "Centro de Estudios de Física del Cosmos de Aragón" (CEFCA) invites applications for two PhD predoctoral contracts in Astrophysics.

CEFCA is seeking for two predoctoral researchers to conduct a novel research project with OAJ data, either from the main surveys, namely J-PLUS and J-PAS, and/or from OAJ Open Time projects led by CEFCA (e.g. J-VAR; suited for transient science in the J-PLUS sky). The successful candidates will join the Research Division at CEFCA and will become full members of the J-PLUS and J-PAS collaborations, having the right to become Euclid members. They will also participate in the general outreach activities organized by CEFCA.

The PhD candidates will conduct their research at the CEFCA headquarters in Teruel, with possible periods at the OAJ. In addition to the salary and the needed equipment, funds to assist national and international meetings and workshops, under the current restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 situation, will be provided.

Education: Grade and Master in Physics or Mathematics with at least 300 ECTS credits in total, or equivalent. The candidate shall be admitted to a doctoral program at the time of signing the contract.

Contract Duration: One year. The contract may be annually renewable up to a maximum duration of four years (six years for disabled candidates), subject to annual positive evaluations.

Salary: Fulfilling the requirements of the Estatuto del personal investigador predoctoral en formación.

Extra information and the terms and conditions of the call can be found here.