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Competition for a scholarship in nova stars’ research

Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center in Warsaw, Poland, invites applications for a research scholarship for young scientist within the OPUS project “Life cycles of novae with evolved donors” led by prof. Joanna Mikołajewska and funded by the Polish National Science Centre.

The scholarship is available for graduate students with a BSc degree and PhD students in astronomy or astrophysics, fluent in English, with good knowledge of IRAF, especially spectroscopy-dedicated packages, and Virtual Observatory tools. A basic knowledge of numerical methods and programming will be also appreciated. The scholarship can be provided for up to 3-years. The suggested starting date is October 1st, 2018.

Applications for the scholarship should include a CV with personal data, description of research interests and a list of publications, a copy of the bachelor or master diploma as well as information concerning scientific accomplishments and awards or distinctions received for research performed so far (scholarships, awards, experience gained outside of the current institution, workshops, participation in research, etc.).

Applications (in PDF format) and questions concerning the scholarship should be sent by August  30, 2018  to mikolaj@camk.edu.pl