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Vacancy: Post Doctoral Fellowship In Star Formation

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) is offering a postdoctoral fellowship to work in star formation with support from the European Research Council (ERC). The ERC Advanced Grant project Ejection Accretion Structures in YSOs (EASY) aims to understand the origin of outflows from young stars using guaranteed time on a variety of facilities including LOFAR, e-MERLIN, JWST, GRAVITY and SPIRou. The fellow recruited will work primarily in the field of spectro-polarimetry using data from SPIRou on the CFHT to help understand magnetic fields in young stars and their disks. This fellowship is available for 4 years beginning December 2018 (the precise starting date is negotiable). Remuneration is based on Science Foundation Ireland Scales 2A or 2B,    and starting salary will depend on experience.
Interested candidates should send a curriculum vitae, publication list, and a brief statement of research interests by Friday November 2nd , 2018. They should also arrange for three letters of reference to be provided separately by the same date. Applicants should have a PhD in Physics, Astronomy, or a closely related field and have excellent data reduction and modelling skills. DIAS will provide funds for publications, travel, etc., and each fellow is expected to act as a mentor to an assigned PhD student for the duration of their contract.
Applications, and submission enquiries should be sent to Ms Eileen Flood, (eflood@cp.dias.ie). Detailed enquiries regarding scientific aspects of the project can be made to Prof Tom Ray (tr@cp.dias.ie).
The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies is an equal opportunity employer.

Included Benefits:  All positions benefit from generous Irish public service pension entitlements.
Application Deadline:  Friday, November 2nd , 2018