Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (09/04/2013 03.09)

Search and characterization of low-mass extrasolar planets.

Please note that the job is no longer active!

Experience in observing techniques for exoplanet search, in particular: photometric and/or radial velocity techniques. Good knowledge of time series analysis.

Specific competence on TTV analysis and exoplanetary system structure and dynamical stability. The job may include participation into the CHEOPS and/or PLATO ESA missions, as well as into the ongoing programs of the research group for exoplanet search (including GAPS and TASTE).

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Research Fields

Astronomy - Other

Eligibility criteria

The selection takes place through the evaluation of the titles, scientific-professional CV, the scientific productivity and an interview.

Selection process

The applications will be valued by a referee committee, designed by the Director of the structure and composed by three members belonging to the scientific area, one of them is the scientific responsible of the scientific project

Programme Description
Number of awards per year1
International mobility required ?no
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
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Fellowship's Details
Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
Research ProfilesNot defined
Employment contract with full social securityyes
Total amount per fellowship per year19.367
Covers salaryyes
Covers travel and subsistenceno
Covers research costsno
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Funding organisation / Contacts
Università degli Studi di Padova - Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia

Public research
Padova - Italy