Vacancies in astronomy

Residential fellowships “Exoplanets and Biological Activity on Other Worlds” at SCAS in Uppsala

We would like to draw your attention to the opportunity to apply for a residential fellowship at the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study (SCAS) in Uppsala, focusing on the theme “Exoplanets and Biological Activity on Other Worlds” within the Natural Sciences Programme.

Fellowships are normally awarded for either one academic year or one semester, although short-term visits (at least three months, within either autumn or spring semester) are possible. 

At the time of application, the candidate must have held a PhD (or equivalent degree) for at least three years.

The deadline for applications for the academic year 2020-21 is on 31 October 2019.

Further information and application instructions can be found here.

Postdoctoral position in exoplanet research

The Department of Physics and Astronomy (IFA) at Uppsala University and the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Studies (SCAS) invite applications for a postdoctoral position in exoplanet research. This position is hosted jointly by IFA and SCAS. The effective workplace of the successful applicant will be IFA, but the holder of this position will also be affiliated with SCAS as a “Thunberg fellow”. The postdoctoral fellow is expected to work on projects related to the theme “Exoplanets and Biological Activity on Other Worlds” within the Natural Sciences Programme at SCAS.

To qualify for an employment as a postdoctor you must have a PhD degree or a foreign degree equivalent to a PhD degree in Physics, Astronomy or equivalent. The PhD degree must have been obtained no more than three years prior to the application deadline. Employment as a postdoctor is for two years.

More information about Uppsala University and the position, including application instructions, can be found here.

The deadline for applying for this position is 15 November 2019.