Job Advertisement: Unspecified Closing Date

The Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC, Tenerife, Spain) invites
applications for ONE post-doctoral position in Astrophysics to work with Dr.
Nicolas Lodieu on the characterisation of substellar objects at very low
temperatures using datasets obtained with the VISTA telescope.

The successful candidate will be based at the IAC's headquarters in La Laguna,
in a stimulating and keen working environment. The IAC is one of the leading
research centres in Spain covering theoretical and observational research and
instrumentation across most areas of Astrophysics. The successful candidate will
have access to all telescopic and supercomputing facilities in the Canary
Islands, including the 10.4m GTC, as well as to other Spanish facilities, ESO,
ESA, and IRAM. The successful candidate will work within the VISTA Hemisphere
Survey Ultracool Dwarf consortium that the IAC is coordinating.

Remuneration:* *The gross annual salary is 32.886 

Duration: 1.5 years, renewable if funding permitted

The official application procedure is detailed on our webpage:

Three letters of recommendation must be sent directly by researchers or
professionals familiar with the candidate's work, to the Secretariat of the
IAC's Research Division: [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>. These must be
received before the application deadline.

Details of the selection process, including the list of applicants, will be
published on the web; successful candidates will also be informed by e-mail.


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