Postdoctoral position on Massive stars

Jean-Claude Bouret

Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille
Traverse du Siphon, BP 8
13376 Marseille Cedex 12

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position to work on FUSE data at Laboratoire 
d'Astrophysique de Marseille, France. The appointment will be for an initial period of one year, with the possibility for an extension up to three years. 

The successful applicant will work with Jean-Claude Bouret on the spectral modeling of a large sample of massive early-type stars, for which a complete spectral coverage has been obtained (from FUV with FUSE, to mid-IR with VLT/VISIR and SPITZER).
Previous experience in spectroscopic analysis and working with codes such as TLUSTY and CMFGEN would greatly be appreciated. The candidate will also be encouraged to pursue his/her own research program in interaction with the group working with FUSE data at LAM.  The interests of the group include massive early-type stars, interstellar matter, circumstellar disks and stellar activity of young objects, extrasolar planets. 

Additional informations can be asked to Jean-Claude Bouret (
and/or Cecile Gry ( Interested people should send a letter of interest with a curriculum vitae, bibliography, research plan and arrange for three letters of recommandation. Completed applications received by September 30, 2006 are assured full consideration.




Deadline: 2006, September 30