Post doc opportunity in Planetary formation

The Physics Department of the University of Aveiro, Portugal, invites
applications for a 3-year Post-Doc position in "Protoplanetary disks and
planet formation":


Applicants must have a PhD degree in Planetary Science, Planet Formation,
or Celestial Mechanics. Knowledge of Planet formation, Planet migration,
and Collisional processes is preferred. Knowledge of the Hydrodynamic
and/or N-body codes commonly used in planet formation and evolution models
is preferred. Computational experience is required and a background in
Solar System dynamics is a plus. Applications by researchers working on
other research topics related to the field of exoplanets will also be
accepted and evaluated.

Application deadline: 18th August 2017

Expecting starting date: 1st October 2017

Host institution: Gr @ v, Physics Department, University of Aveiro,

Type of contract: 3-year Fellowship:

Salary: 1500 EUR / month (tax free)

Benefits include social security and 22 vacation days.


Job Reference: BPD-43/19402/2017

Language: English

Candidates should send the applications to Prof. Alexandre Correia (correia
@ and Dr. Marta Teixeira (marta.m @ before 18th August 2017,
with the following documents:
1. CV (including publication list)
2. A brief research plan (maximum 3 pages)
3. Cover Letter detailing the motivation and background for applying to
this position.
4. Name and contact of 2 scientists who can provide a letter of
5. Copy of all academic degrees, including the PhD certificate (in English
or Portuguese).

Evaluation criteria: Selection of the candidates will be performed by
evaluation of the CV, the research plan and of the other submitted
documents (70%), followed by an interview (30%) of the top candidates. The
interview is mandatory (optionally by teleconference). The candidates must
have a very good review (larger than 16 in a scale of 0-20) in all
evaluated items. The jury can decide to not select any candidate if their
final grade is below 16.

Contacts and further information:

Alexandre Correia:

University of Aveiro:

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