Position in the EC-funded 'F-CHROMA' network - No. 5:

Position in the EC-funded 'F-CHROMA' network - No. 5: Postdoctoral research fellow in Solar Physics at the Astronomical Institute, University of Wrocław, Poland

A two-year position as postdoctoral research fellow in solar physics is available at the Astronomical Institute of the University of Wrocław, Poland. The preferred starting date is February 1st, 2014. A later starting date (1-2 months) can be negotiated. The gross salary for this employment contract will be around 21,000 Euro/year, subject to local taxes and contribution to social security.

The position can be extended for the third year, depending on research achievements, but it must end before December 31st, 2016

The postdoctoral fellow will be working in join European project F CHROMA - "Flare Chromospheres: Observations, Models and Archives", funded by the EC programme FP7 SPACE 2012. This project is focused on multi wavelength study of solar flares and their modelling. Applicants should have a PhD in astrophysics and research experience in solar physics, Fortran programming language, and IDL data processing. Experience in the analysis and interpretation of solar data is welcomed. A good command of English is also required. The successful candidate will work in collaboration with other Consortium members on the analysis and interpretation of high spatial and temporal resolution observations of solar flares and the development of a flare observations archive. She/he will be also responsible for solar observations and contributing to project deliverables.

For informal enquiries, please contact Prof. Arkadiusz Berlicki


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Application should contain:

* Application letter

* CV (summarizing education, positions and academic work, research interests)

* Copies of educational certificates and transcript of records

* Complete list of publications and academic work

* Up to five copies of highlighted publications, that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee, all preferably in PDF format

* Minimum of 2 reference letters from the reviewers and their contact details

Applicants should send their applications and all documents to Arkadiusz Berlicki: e mail:, subject: F CHROMA postdoc.

The application deadline is December 31, 2013.