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Scholarship in asteroseismology of binary stars (data analysis)

The Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center in Warsaw, Poland, invites applications for a student scholarship funded by the Polish National Science Center. The successful applicant will collaborate with Prof. Gerald Handler on the project "Exploiting the potential of asteroseismology of binary stars" funded by the Polish National Science Center (NCN), through grant nr 2021/43/B/ST9/02972.

The studentship with an amount of 5000 PLN/month, gross is available for an initial period of 6 months with a possibility for extension.



The task of the student is to reduce and analyse time-resolved multicolour CCD photometry as well as high-resolution spectroscopy of binary systems containing hot pulsating main sequence stars. The main requirement for this position is the possession of a valid BSc degree or equivalent in astronomy (or physics, mathematics or engineering). Advantages will be: good knowledge of the English language, experience with programming, as well as experience in the analysis of CCD photometry and ground-based spectroscopy. 



The applicants should provide:

- a copy of their diploma,

- a CV including education history, information about eventual scientific achievements (publications, awards and scholarships, participation in scientific conferences, workshops and research programs),

- a short letter of motivation,

- and a signed GDPR declaration, available at:


Applications should be sent in pdf form to


Enquiries about the studentship can also be addressed to



Deadline for applications is 05 June 2023.

The applications will be reviewed by the recruitment committee according to the "Regulations for awarding NCN scholarships for NCN-funded research projects" (Annex to Resolution No 25/2019 of the NCN Council, dated on March 14, 2019)."



The contest will be resolved by 16 June 2023 and the envisaged starting date is 03 July 2023.