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Scholarship in asteroseismology

The Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center in Warsaw, Poland, invites applications for a student scholarship funded by the Polish National Science Center.

The position is available for two years with a monthly stipend of 3000 PLN.

The successful applicant will collaborate with Prof. Gerald Handler on the project "The causes of hot-star variability". The student will analyse photometric and spectroscopic data of hot pulsating main sequence stars. The goal of the project is to understand the physical processes that cause the variability of those, and in the end all, hot stars better. The underlying data are available or will be obtained from ground-based telescopes as well as the BRITE-Constellation and the TESS space missions.

The main requirement for this position is the possession of a valid MSc degree in astronomy (or physics, mathematics or engineering). A good knowledge of the English language and experience with this kind of research will be an advantage.

The applicants should provide a CV, a list of marks for the lectures and courses taken, information about scientific achievements (publications, awards and scholarships, participation in scientific conferences, workshops and research programs), a short letter of motivation and and a scan of signed GDPD form – available from: https://www.camk.edu.pl/en/about/ochrona-danych-osobowych/#rodocent


Application should be sent in pdf form to recruitment@camk.edu.pl

Enquiries about the studentships can also be addressed to gerald@camk.edu.pl

Deadline for applications is 8th of February 2019.