The Chalmers University of Technology is a Swedish university located in Gothenburg that focuses on research and education in technology, natural science, architecture, maritime and other management areas.

Applications are invited for Chalmers Cosmic Origins Postdoctoral Fellowships to study in Sweden. International applicants are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue Postdoctoral programme.

Available Subject: Fellowships are awarded within the Department of Space, Earth, and Environment (Astronomy and Plasma Physics Division). The research topics of the Galactic astronomy group cover Galactic star formation to evolved stars; other topics covered at the division include galaxy formation and evolution, and galaxy clusters. Galactic star and planet formation research at the unit is rapidly growing and will include at least 10 members and several associated scientists at collaborating institutes.

Scholarship Benefits: Full-time temporary employment. The Chalmers-MPIA and Chalmers-MPE positions are limited to a maximum of two years (1+1) at Chalmers. The Chalmers Cosmic Origins Fellowship is limited to a maximum of three years (2 years as a postdoc+1 year as a researcher).

Number of Scholarships: One or more positions are three-year fellowships at Chalmers (Chalmers Cosmic Origins Fellowship; 2 years as a postdoc, 1 year as a researcher).

Eligibility Criteria: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

To qualify for these postdoc fellowship positions, you must have a doctoral degree in a relevant field for example astronomy, astrophysics, or similar.

The position requires sound verbal and written communication skills in English.

Chalmers continuously strives to be an attractive employer. Equality and diversity are substantial foundations in all activities at Chalmers.

Eligible Nationalities: International applicants are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

Method of Application: The application should be marked with Ref 20170455 and written in English. The application should be sent electronically and be attached as pdf-files, as below: 

• CV, include complete list of publications
• Cover Letter, 1 page
• Statement of past and current research, max 3 pages
• Research proposal, up to 3 pages text plus up to 2 pages of references/figures
• The contact information of three potential references.

Scholarship Application Deadline: December 1, 2017.

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