Postdoctoral position in single and binary star evolution
Institut d'Astronomie et d'Astrophysique
U.L.B. - CP 226 - Boulevard du triomphe
B 1050 Bruxelles - Belgium
The Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (IAA - ULB, Brussels) is opening a postdoctoral position for a period up to 36 months within the Coordinated Research Action project entitled : "Heavy elements in the universe: stellar evolution,nucleosynthesis and abundance determinations"
At the time of engagement, the applicant must have obtained his/her PhD no more than 8 years ago. The net salary will be in the range 2000-2300 euros/month depending on the age and experience of the applicant.
Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in stellar evolution, binary evolution, modelling of binary interactions and/or hydrodynamical simulations.
The successful candidate will be working in a stimulating environment with local experts in stellar evolution, nucleosynthesis, spectroscopy, hydrodynamics, nuclear physics and binary stars
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should send a CV, publication list, description of research interest, and two letters of recommendation to Pr. Alain Jorissen (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The position can start as early as April 1st 2010 and will remain open until it is filled.