Deadline: September 28, 2018
Centro de Investigação em Astronomia/Astrofísica da Universidade do Porto (CAUP), by decision of the Board of Directors, opens an international call to hire a postdoctoral researcher, as part of the activities held at Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), in the area of Astronomy/Astrophysics – field of Exoplanets, under an unfixed-term contract (contrato de trabalho a termo incerto).
The position is offered in the context of project SFRH/BDP/71230/2010, “Searching for planets in open clusters: probing the planet frequency in different environments“, integrated in the scientific objectives of the thematic line “Towards the detection and characterization of other Earths” of IA. The researcher is expected to contribute to the activities and support the strategy of the thematic line mentioned above. The candidate should be able to contribute to our scientific participation in the ESO and ESA projects (such as CHEOPS and PLATO) and participate in the selection of targets for the first year of the CHEOPS General Observer program.