Post-doc | Astrophysics Division

Competition opened on: 
9 Mar 2020 (All day)
Application submission deadline: 
24 Apr 2020 (All day)

The Department of Fundamental Research at National Centre for Nuclear Research in Warsaw, Poland, invites applications for a postdoctoral position.

The successful candidate will work with Dr. Katarzyna Małek under a  project „ASTROdust: a complete census of dust attenuation in galaxies based on the analysis of millions of galaxies observed by Herschel” (National Science Centre, UMO-2018/30/E/ST9/00082). The candidate is expected to work on statistical studiesof the attenuation of dust in galaxies and its dependence on the types of galaxies in different space ages uning a unique sample of 170  million galaxies observed in the infrared by the Herschel satellite.

Work location: Pasteura 7, Warsaw.


  • PhD degree
  • Work experience and past archievements:


  • Research experience in astrophysics, documented by publications.
  • Fluency in English, spoken and written

Additional assets:

  • Experience in grant applications.
  • Documented experience in analysis of physical properties of galaxies base on infared data and statistical analyses of large astronomical data samples.

We offer:

  • The successful candidate will work in a young and active team, with a broad spectrum of expertize and interests in the area of extragalactic astrophysics and observational cosmology. 
  • Possibility to join the projects in which our team is currently participating or which are conducted in the Division.
  • The successful candidate can also co-supervise PhD students a
    Contract for two years, with a possibility of one year extension.


Required documents:

  • a copy of the PhD diploma,
  • a cv,
  • a list of publications,
  • a list of patents and implementations,
  •  a summary of past research activities with an outline of research plans,
  • The applicant should also arrange for two recommendation letters sent directly by the recommending person to the address given above.

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